Subject: Re: Invalid partition table on Dell
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.
> 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
> I wiped off Redhat as soon as I got the machine and installed NetBSD
> on it. After I rebooted, I get:
> Invalid partition table
> And it stops...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.