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install/54872: Incomplete desription of disk geometry in sysinst
>Synopsis: Incomplete desription of disk geometry in sysinst
>Arrival-Date: Sat Jan 18 15:35:00 +0000 2020
>Release: NetBSD 8.0, NetBSD 9.0_RC1
When you try install NetBSD on USB stick, setting disk geometry is mandatory. Description what to do once uses "sectors per track" and in other place "sectors".
I think it should be "sectors per track".
Start NetBSD installation to USB stick. When you get screen for setting disk geometry you will see description:
"Sysinst could not automatically determine the BIOS geometry of the disk. The phisical geometry is 471 cylinders 16 sectors 63 heads."
There is "sectors" above.
"You will be prompted for the geometry. Please enter the number of sectors per track (maximum 63 heads) and the number of heads (maximum 256) that the BIOS uses to access the disk."
There is "sectors per track".
Ther is "sectors" again.
By the way is not sectors mixed with heads because in the example above the phisical geometry is 16 sectors 63 heads and then prompt is:
heads :" ?
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