Subject: Re: mounting win98 partitions.
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 03/20/1999 05:25:33
On 19 Mar 1999, Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:
> I'm trying to mount a win98 partition, but I'm having no success. The
> first bios partition is a win98. The second is netbsd.
> I've tried various offsets for netbsd partition 'wd0h'. None of them
> are seem right for finding the start of a valid msdos fs. A sector
> offset of 63,64 and 69,70 seem the closest of any in this fishing
> expedition. Is win98 fs format not mountable? Am I missing the
> correct offset?
> 62: ** /dev/wd0h
> Invalid signature in boot block: 0000
> 63: ** /dev/wd0h
> Invalid signature in fsinfo blockfix? no
> backup doesn't compare to primary bootblock
I believe the complaint here may be about the _backup_ fat, which is
near the end of the partition.
> Information from DOS bootblock is:
> 0: sysid 11 (Primary DOS with 32 bit FAT)
> start 63, size 6199137 (3026 MB), flag 0x0
> beg: cylinder 0, head 1, sector 1
> end: cylinder 409, head 239, sector 63
> h: 6199200 0 MSDOS # (Cyl. 0 - 6559)
Have you tried
h: 6199137 63 MSDOS