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Re: A parted bug ??

From: Szakacsits Szabolcs
Subject: Re: A parted bug ??
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 00:14:55 +0100 (MET)

On 11 Nov 2004, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote:
> 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?

Ahh, I didn't notice it was the BPB. Without carefully reading the email
(it was early morning) I thought it's the usual partition table issue.  
So probably the unbootable Win issue isn't horrible, only more subtle.

> Am I the only person who thinks this is crazy?

No, you're not alone :-)


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