[nSLUG] Does /boot partition HAVE to be at the beginning of disk?

Allan Lavell alavell at gmail.com
Fri Aug 15 09:55:27 ADT 2008


Hi, just a quick question. Is it mandatory for the /boot partition to be on
the first cylinders of a modern hard disk on a modern computer (post 2007)?
I seem to remember reading somewhere that it does on OLDER stuff, having
something to do with the BIOS.

Anyone know?

Thanks,
Allan
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