Re: Problems with my HD
On Mon, 1 Mar 1999 email@example.com wrote:
> > My HD is a Western Digital 6.4gb drive...
> > /dev/hda: 784 cyls, 255 heads, 63 sectors
> > units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
> > device Boot Begin start End Blocks ID System
> > /dev/hda1 * 1 1 17 131323+ 6 Dos16-bit>=32M
> > Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary: ^^^^
> > phys = (16,89,63) should be (16,254,63) ^^^^
> It is telling you thet you ended the partition at 23 and fdisk wants
> you to end it at 16 or 89 or 63.
> It takes some time but you can enter them such that you don't get
> those pesky '+'.
Alternatively, try cfdisk. It makes the whole procedure much easier
Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo
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Selwyn College Computer Support
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