Re: LC 475 partition table
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 01:05:58AM +1200, Richard Hector wrote:
> On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 08:58:52PM +1200, Richard Hector wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > The problem I'm having is that whether I use the Apple tool (from System
> > 7.1) or mac-fdisk from within the installation system, the kernel won't
> > recognise the partition table properly. It thinks there is only one
> > partition: DOS sda1.
> Well I reinitialised the partition map with fdisk (had used Apple HD SC
> setup before), then used HD SC setup to recreate the Mac partitions.
> Linux then found them fine, so I was able to continue to create the Linux
> partitions with fdisk. Now installing.
> So is Apple's HD SC setup screwed? Or s it likely that there was some
> other problem?
I'm guessing the disk came pre-formatted as a PC partition, so it
couldn't be interpreted by the Mac partitioning tools. You did the
right thing, everything should be fine now.
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