Subject: Re: "wd0e" - is it default?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Zbigniew Baniewski <email@example.com>
Date: 05/12/2007 00:37:26
On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 06:29:00PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> What's going on is that somehow you got an unused wd0e partition in your
> disklabel whose first sector matches that of wd0a (perhaps by using
> mbrlabel -- it defaults to partition 'e' for the first MBR partition).
> Now that that's there, the bootblock can't tell which one you actually
> want to boot from.
Ah, so... I was supposing, it can - it some way, which I don't know -
distinguish between all the partitions, whether they are empty, or not.
> The solution is to edit the disklabel and change the "5 partitions" line
> to "4 partitions" (4, not 3, since you don't want to lose partition 'd'
> which should be unused and which is the whole disk). Then all will work
> as you expect.
Yes, solved at last. Thanks a lot!
pozdrawiam / regards