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Re: unknown partition table

* on the Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 10:10:30AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > Settings according to /dev/sda which is a SEAGATE-SX118273LC-6367
> Use the default values for everything in here.

Didn't work either. So I did a dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb bs=1k count=1
which got me a useable partition table. Lucky to have several exactly 
similar drives. (And of course, demonstrating the usual mode-of-work: 
first ask questions on mailinglist, before an answer arrives, try out 
something else which will maybe solve the problem thus making the 
answer obsolete (Well, maybe not, maybe somebody else will have a
similar problem some time in the future) ;)))

The only question that bugs me now: Is this SEAGATE-SX118273LC-6367
just a model-specific string or a drive-specific one? Do I now have
two drives with some same ID? Is there any way to find out such 

Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve 
neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

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