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Re: can't partition disk?

Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 13:39:09 +0100, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> wrote:
> > 
> > When this happens, can you go to the main menu and open a shell (the
> > last but one entry), and then go to /var/log/ and see if there's any
> > information (most probably in messages).
> I've attached the contents of /var/log. 
> While in the shell, I went ahead and installed arcboot using apt-get. 
> When I try to boot now, I get:
>   Cannot load scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(8)/arcboot.
>   Range check failure: text start 0x88802000, size 0xc9b0.

0x88802000 is the start address for the ip22 loader, not the ip32 one
needed for O2. I guess you installed it before mounting /proc, it falls
then back to the default value, which is ip22. Try to reinstall it with
/proc mounted.

>   Text section would overwrite an already loaded program.Unable to
> execute scsi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(8)/arcboot:  not enough space
>   Unable to load bootfile: not enough space
>   Autoboot failed
> I think this may be related to the partition tables not being exactly
> right.  I'll look into it.

At least the volume header is ok.


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