Subject: Re: Invalid partition table on Dell
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List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/01/2003 15:45:57
Also, I forgot to mention this.  When I boot from the cd, and do "boot
hd0a:netbsd" it works fine, and boots into the OS.

> Hello,
> I just got a brand new Dell Precision Workstation 340 Series (2.5Ghz,
> 512MB, 80GB drive).  Dell ships these things with Redhat if you choose
> to.
>  I wiped off Redhat as soon as I got the machine and installed NetBSD
> 1.6
> on it.  After I rebooted, I get:
> Invalid partition table
> And it doesnt boot up.  I've tried using 'normal bootblocks'
> and 'serial bootblocks' but no difference; same error message.  I went
> into the BIOS and made sure the hdd is the first boot device.  But that
> didn't help, I can't explain this... I was so excited too.  This is a
> brand new computer...has this happened to someone else?  Does anyone
> know how to fix this?  I'd appreciate any help I can get.
> Thanks