Bad primary partition
After doing a low-level format of the hard drive and running a
verification check without complaint, I am unable to install Debain
because when the installation program runs fdisk to set up the swap
partition, it immediately chokes, saying "FATAL ERROR: Bad primary
partition". I can't believe that the hard drive is bad, as it worked fine
under NT before the formatting, and the SCSI disk utilities detect no
problems. What can I do?
It's a Seagate ST34371W with an Adaptec 2940 Ultra controller.
University of Tennessee