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Re: A parted bug ??

From: Patrick J. LoPresti
Subject: Re: A parted bug ??
Date: 11 Nov 2004 17:21:44 -0500
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Edward <address@hidden> writes:

> I am not sure if this is a parted bug.
> I had Windows 2000 on FAT32.
> After I resize my fat32 boot partition with
> parted(v1.6.16), windows 2000 can not be booted.
> I checked BPB of fat32 bootsector, I found parted
> change Sectors Per Track(offset 0x18) and Number of
> Heads(offset 0x1A) to FF FF FF FF.
> Then I modified the 4 bytes to 3F 00 FF 00 and windows
> 2000 can be booted.

Why is Parted modifying the BPB in the FAT32 partition?

Am I the only person who thinks this is crazy?

 - Pat

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