[Novalug] boot embarrassment : clue, please?
bdalzell at qis.net
Fri Feb 13 16:03:24 EST 2009
On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Beartooth wrote:
B >On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
B >> since i am not a guru there may be some errors in this explaination.
B >> it is my understanding that:
B >> device is probably referring to the partition on your harddrive where the
B >> boot folder are.
B > So is a partition hard- or software? How about its name??
it is my impression that a partition is a set of tracks on a harddrive so
i would consider it hardware. you can have one partition go bad and still
have access to other partitions on the harddrive. giving you a chance to
get your stuff off the harddrive which is telling you that it is toward
the end of its life.
on the other hand it is software that does the setting up of the
partitions so depending on your philosophy of identifying things ....
Bonnie Dalzell, MA
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