Help Requested in Choosing a Power Linux Laptop/Notebook with Multimedia.
cr33dog at gmail.com
Sun May 4 02:26:12 UTC 2008
On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 9:08 PM, Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch at dell.com> wrote:
> Newest versions of MediaDirect (version 3 and higher IIRC) don't use
> the Host Protected Area of the drives anymore. They use partition
> table swizzling code to hide/unhide the MD partition.
Yes - I recently heard of the MD disaster and have been ultra-careful
not to press the button when the power's off. Just yesterday I
reinstalled my OS, but just before (and after) I pressed the button -
it just fired up GRUB (whew). This is a vostro 1500 with MD 3.3.
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