Re: yaboot errors on g4
Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 08, 2000 at 11:23:07AM +1000, Brendan J Simon wrote:
> > The output of "pdisk /dev/hda" is
> > Edit /dev/hda -
> > Command (? for help): p
> > Partition map (with 512 byte blocks) on '/dev/hda'
> > #: type name length base ( size )
> > 1: Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1
> > 2: Apple_HFS /bootstrap 1600 @ 64
> > 3: Linux_PPC swap 524288 @ 1664 (256.0M)
> > 4: Linux_PPC / 4194304 @ 525952 ( 2.0G)
> > 5: Linux_PPC /home 35440732 @ 4720256 ( 16.9G)
> > 6: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 Extra 4294967295 @ 40160988 ( 2.0T)
> > Device block size=512, Number of Blocks=40160987 (19.2G)
> > DeviceType=0x0, DeviceId=0x0
> > Command (? for help): q
> I beg your pardon? That's your problem - the partition table looks
> corrupted to me.
Really. What is it supposed to look like ?
The only strange thing I noticed is that the "extra" partition has a length of
I used pdisk to initialise the partition table with the "i" option.
I didn't know how to set the size or types of partitions using pdisk or fdisk,
so I used the LinuxPPC X based disk partitioner. I just set the last partition
to be as large as I could get.
How do I fix the partition table ?
I want 800KB bootstrap, 256MB of swap, 2GB for "/" and the rest for "/home".