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Re: Status of Debian developers?

From: Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
Subject: Re: Status of Debian developers?
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 13:02:19 +0200

> I had to switch to LBA mode in BIOS to boot off the third partition
> (strarting at the half of the disk).

  That's right. You should use LBA mode if possible.

> Interestingly, GRUB could detect the first two partition nicely, and gave
> "Geometry error" only when I tried to list the third partition:
> hd1,0: Linux Swap partition
> hd1,1: Ext2 filesystem
> hd1,2:
> Disk Geometry Error
> I understand that this is BIOS limitation... well, thats x86 for you.

  No, this is because LBA support in GRUB is somewhat imcomplete. I'll
fix it. Anyway, thanks for your report.

OKUJI Yoshinori  <okuji@kuicr.kyoto-u.ac.jp>           ^o-o^
http://duff.kuicr.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~okuji (in English)     m /

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