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Re: cannot boot XP after shrinking partition

From: Szakacsits Szabolcs
Subject: Re: cannot boot XP after shrinking partition
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 14:30:55 +0200 (MEST)

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004, Alex Stovboun wrote:

> After trying to install FC2 for the first time (I
> haven't gone past partitioning by Druid),
> boot record on Windows partition became wrong - heads
> and sectors/track were set to 0. After I set them to
> correct values, Windows could be booted again, and the
> partition could be mounted from Linux.
> The second time I actually had installed FC2, I could
> not boot Windows again - and this time boot record was
> ok. The problem was solved by switching disk access
> from Auto to LBA in BIOS. However, in FC2 parted
> complains that partitions are not lined up properly...
> It does not complain in RH9.

FC2 is known to be broken (it has old parted) but at the first time, you
wrote, you had problem with parted-1.6.12-2 and that already should have
the fix.

What's the truth now?


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