[CentOS] Analyzing the MBR

Thu Jun 5 18:00:19 UTC 2014
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 6/5/2014 10:47 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Is this strictly true - that only the MBR is read at boot-time?

the MBR has two elements.

A) the boot code, which is read and executed by the BIOS at boot time, 
only on the boot drive
B) the master partition table, which is read on any drive when its inserted

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