cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 geom.4
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Apr 7 14:43:03 PDT 2005
In message <4255A8DE.8020509 at root.org>, Nate Lawson writes:
>I intended to add code to the grub port to automatically set this sysctl
>to the right value to allow it to write to the MBR since it currently
>fails in an obscure way. I never got around to it. Perhaps it makes
>sense to provide an easy way to write to the MBR so we aren't
>cut/pasting code to every MBR-type program that does the same thing
>(check the sysctl, if already set, do nothing, otherwise set and then
>clear the flag after doing the MBR write).
Please see my other email about what needs to be done.
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