Fwd: Re: Fwd: MBR was destroyed
oliver_stieber at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Nov 20 13:04:45 CST 2005
--- Jonathan Ernst <jonathan at ernstfamily.ch> wrote:
> Le dimanche 20 novembre 2005 à 18:57 +0100, wino at piments.com a écrit :
> > On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 18:33:53 +0100, Oliver Stieber
> > <oliver_stieber at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > > I've just tried at it appears to have wiped my MBR logged in as a normal
> > > User in wheel group.
> > > If this is the problem then I purchsed a new drive because of it last
> > > month.
> > > Oliver.
> > Can I have your old one ? ;)
> > Apart from fixing this ugly bug , it looks like something more precise
> > than "dont run as root" is needed before inviting the click-and-go windows
> > crowd to join the party.
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 nov 20 17:23 /dev/hda
> If you are not part of the disk group and you are not running as root,
> this cannot happen. There might be a bug in Wine, but the most important
> error is people having incorrect rights set or having too much rights.
I was part of the disk group when my MBR was overwritten because I'd been doing some work on the
drives and don't like sudo. Isn't it still a bug in wine that the MBR was overwritten in the first
place, even if I'm in the disks group or running as root?
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