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Re: Milo fails on SX with 18Gb disk

On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Jay Estabrook wrote:

> > Now I have put in a 18 Gb scsi disk and milo fails to load the kernel
> > from that disk , or read the filesystems on it.
> > It gives errors indicating it does not recognize the (ext2) filesystem.
> > (BTW I can load a milo off a FAT filesystem on the 18 Gb disk)

What kind of disk is it?  Some Seagate SCSI disks (usually the 9GB and
18GB models) had a bug in their firmware that caused this kind of
problem.  I've got three of them and, luckily, never needed to boot from
them (any partition starting at the very first sector of the disk
disappeared on reboot, but if you started on the third sector, it was

I'll see if I can dig up a link on it...


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