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Re: O2 boot

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 06:19:12PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> fdisk is a piece of crap and code nobody touches its code without pain.
> You can trick fdisk into the expert menu by creating a dos label (i
> think its 'o') and then you can enter the expert menu with x and create
> and SGI disklabel with 'g' i think. Then you can return into the main
> menu with 'r' IIRC.
> But be warned - there are more bugs lurking in fdisks code which get
> triggered with SGI disklabels. For instance you can create a partition
> from cyl 1 to cyl 100 - Createing the next partition just offers 0 and 1
> as the starting cylinder which both wont be accepted. So in the end you
> need to start createing the SGI disklabels partitions from back to
> front.

Thanks! That worked so far but after repartitioning and formatting
(this time ext2) the installation still fails -> install-info problem
as before.

Has someone else seen this ?


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