1.8. Installing a
This step only
shows if there is a Linux bootloader already on your system.
bootloader is a small program which is started by the computer at boot time.
It's responsible for starting up the whole system. Normally, the bootloader
installation is totally automated. DrakX analyzes
the disk boot sector and acts according to what it finds:
Windows ® boot
sector is found, it is replaced by a GRUB/
LILO boot sector. This way you are able to
load either Linux or any other
OS installed on your machine.
any other case it asks you where it should place the boot loader.
Generally, the First sector of drive (MBR) is the
Skip won't install a bootloader. Use this option only
if you really do know what you're doing.