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


From: Marco Berger
Subject: AW: Parted fails on disks with 240 Heads (1.6.19)
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 14:45:45 +0100

Hi Andrew

Here is the bootsect with the partition table.

Data from the /sys/firmware/int13_dev80/legacy

Cyl=554
Heads=239 (+1 ;-))
Sect=63

Ciao Marco

-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Andrew Clausen [mailto:address@hidden 
Gesendet: Freitag, 17. Dezember 2004 03:24
An: Marco Berger
Cc: address@hidden
Betreff: Re: Parted fails on disks with 240 Heads (1.6.19)

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

Thanks,
Andrew

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