how not to initialize HD
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Mon Aug 2 16:06:51 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-08-02 at 08:46 -0400, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> wonder what happens if I press that button NOW..."NO, DON'T DO
> IT :-0)"
I've read tales of people who've pressed such buttons. The computer has
some simple firmware that loads software from certain partitions. If
your drive isn't laid as it was expecting, odd things happen. And I
seem to recall horror stories about it helpfully rewriting some boot
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