Subject: Re: Problems building a uVAXII
To: Anders Magnusson <email@example.com>
From: Chuck McManis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/04/1999 10:25:41
Since MFM disks can't report their geometry I believe that XXDP writes the
geometry on the disk when the disk is formatted. That is read back and
reported as the geometry. I'm guessing that you've either had a disk
failure or the disk wasn't formatted properly.
At 03:44 PM 12/4/99 +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > I reworked the partition table based on the earlier work from Ragge,
> > and things are much better, now.
> > The table used by the sysinst program is incorrect. Is there someone
> > looking out for such things?
>Sysinst asks the disk for its geometry. This sounds strange, that should
>mean that the disk reports the wrong size.