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Re: Trouble partitioning disk

On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 01:16:08PM -0700, James Colannino wrote:
> Hey everyone.  I'm attempting to install the x86_64 version of NetBSD 
> 4.0.  I have a 1.4TB disk, and the installer seems to recognize the 
> geometry of the disk ok.  However, when it gets to the point where I 
> need to create partitions, it says that the total amount of space on the 
> disk is negative, which tells me there's some integer value that's 
> overflowing.


> I'm guessing that others have installed NetBSD on volumes larger than 
> this, so does anyone know why I'm having problems?  Thanks!

they probably didn't use sysinst to install it, but fdisk/disklabel/newfs
from the command line.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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