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Re: port-alpha/48697 (Sysinst compute illegal disk geometry and newfs is bound to fail.)
Synopsis: Sysinst compute illegal disk geometry and newfs is bound to fail.
Responsible-Changed-When: Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:51:36 +0000
This problem is triggered by MD alpha source as mentioned in the PR and
it can be workarounded by the suggested patch without far future MI sysinst
reorganization including proper sanity checks against disk geometry values.
Ok'ed by martin.
State-Changed-When: Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:51:36 +0000
As mentioned in the PR, the problem is caused by wrong d_nsectors and
d_secpercyl values written by Tru64 and we shouldn't calculate
dlsize (sectors per unit) from these possibly wrong values.
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