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Re: Parted fails on disks with 240 Heads (1.6.19)

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted fails on disks with 240 Heads (1.6.19)
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 13:23:30 +1100
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Hi Marco,

On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 10:06:31AM +0100, Marco Berger wrote:
>    There are problems with M$ booting and partioning of HD where reported by
>    the BIOS with 240 Heads (many Laptop HD's).
>    I have tested with the "Workaround" (echo the /sys/firmware/... Values in
>    /proc/ide/hda/settings ).
>    The behaviour of parted is always the same it portioning the HD always
>    with 255 Heads not with 240.

Could you please send your partition table?

        dd if=/dev/hda of=berger-240heads.img bs=512 count=1


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