Subject: Re: SEVERE sysinst bug trashes my disk
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/06/1997 02:27:10
>Things get stranger and stranger.  If I just run "fdisk" from a shell
>prompt, it gets everything right.  I presume it's reading the MBR
>and partition table from memory.  But if I run "fdisk -i" or "fdisk -u"
>it gives me a fictitious partition table where the only partition is
>number 3, a NetBSD partition the size of the disk.  "Gee, that looks
>awfully familiar!".

fdisk is _supposed_ to do that when you use -i, right?  I am very surprised
that it didn't work with -u, though.