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Bug#101001: bootfloppies: cfdisk messes up

reassign 101001 util-linux

Gaby Schilders <g_schilders@yahoo.com> writes:

> Full version: boot-floppies 2.3.4-2001-05-31-compact
> Partitioning my 30 GB Harddrive with cfdisk resulted in a
> non-bootable system that I wasn't able to make bootable with lilo
> without reinstalling. Using fdisk in the second install instead of
> cfdisk revealed that the partitions were not on cylinder boundries.
> repartitioning solved the problem.
> (Lilo was using lba32, linear didn't solve the problem.  Currently,
> on the newly partitioned drive I'm using lba32 and compact without a
> problem).
> This maybe a lilo or cfdisk problem but since I'm not sure I leave
> it up to the boot-maintainer to move this to the responsible person.

Yes, I have reassigned it to the package cfdisk is in, util-linux.

I'm pretty sure the maintainer is going to need more information,
specifically, the output of 'fdisk  -l /dev/<device>' showing the
partitioning that cfdisk did in a broken way.

I've done many many installs using cfdisk and never had a problem....

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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