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    SubjectRe: AA55 signature at the end of Linux bootsector
    On Wed, 8 Jul 1998, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

    > by looking at /dev/sda you are looking at MBR. It is /dev/sdaX you should
    > be looking at to see the bootsector of a partition.
    > Regards,
    > ------
    > Tigran A. Aivazian |
    > Escalations Research Group | Email:
    > Santa Cruz Operation Ltd |

    I don't think anybody else in the world refers to a partition table as
    a boot-sector. A boot-sector, by definition, is used to boot an
    operating system. With LILO and MS-DOS's fdisk, this is called the
    Master Boot Record (MBR). VAXen call this a "boot-block", and even
    paper-tape calls this a "boot-record".

    Dick Johnson
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