Subject: Re: How to mount ms-dos partitions?
To: Stephane Engel <steph@Inox.darh.ensta.fr>
From: Joel Reicher <email@example.com>
Date: 07/09/1997 11:43:56
On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Stephane Engel wrote:
> An easy trick to do the job is to use pfdisk.exe under MSDOS to determine
> your HD geometry to disklabel it.
A quick follow up question to this. When I looked at the geometry that
pfdisk reported, it was not the same as the translated geometry that my
BIOS was detecting. Was one cylinder less, if I remember correctly.
Does DOS do an extra bit of munging on the geometry that changes what
This isn't important, I'm just curious.
- Joel Reicher