Subject: Re: 1.5_ALPHA sysinst and fdisk don't match
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erich T. Enke <Erich.T.Enke@wheaton.edu>
Date: 07/05/2000 14:58:33
On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Erich T. Enke wrote:
> sysinst seems to find the bios geometry fine, but specifying the partition
> (not disklabel) in cylinders leads to confusing data at least. sysinst
> says my first partition ends on cyl 521, fdisk says end of 519.
a little more on this. i tried to set up a new partition, entered a start
cylinder, hit enter so sysinst would fill in the default, and it makes the
partition end on cyl 1023. BIOS only thinks there's 1022 cylinders, and
sysinst is supposed to use those values, yes? what am i missing here?