Subject: Re: disk problem on install
To: Eric.Melville (Exchange) <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/09/2000 18:05:38
	Sounds like you might have the floppy image on the start of your
	disk, so its using that floppy sied disklabel?

	Try exiting to the shell and running
	dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rsd0a count=40

	(Where rsd0 is the appropriate disk)

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On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Eric.Melville (Exchange) wrote:

> I believe I am reaching the next stage of insanity. I upgraded the firmware
> on my 2 Multia's and now they will boot properly off the external CD-ROM.
> But... Soon as it comes time to partition the disk, it says "The NetBSD
> portion of your disk is 1.41 megabytes". This happens whether I boot off of
> the CD-ROM or either hard drive.
> Ack! What in the world is causing this? And how the heck can I fix it?
> -E