ms-sys 2.3.0

ms-sys is a Linux program for writing Microsoft compatible boot records.
ms-sys is a Linux program for writing Microsoft compatible boot records. The program does the same as Microsoft "fdisk /mbr" to a hard disk or "sys d:" to a floppy or FAT partition except that it does not copy any system files, only the boot record is written.

It is also able to do the same as Microsoft "sys d:" to a floppy or FAT partition except that it does not copy any system files, only the boot record is written.

The program is useful when using Linux to restore a backup of a reference
Microsoft Windows installation.

Installation:

Step 1, unpack the archive:

tar -xzvf ms-sys*.tgz

Step 2, compile:

cd ms-sys
make

Step 3, become root and install

su (and give password)
make install

What's New in This Release:

Makefile now supports DESTDIR.

last updated on:
April 2nd, 2012, 7:33 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
ms-sys.sourceforge.net
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Henrik Carlqvist
category:
ROOT \ System \ Boot
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What's New in This Release:
  • This version adds experimental support for the Windows 7 NTFS boot record. Unfortunately, writing such a boot record with ms-sys is not useful if the intention is to get a bootable partition.
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