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Re: Sunshine story / Parted (no bug report)

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Sunshine story / Parted (no bug report)
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 23:49:21 -0200

Gunnar Isaksson wrote:
> I recently bought a big IBM 46GB IDE disk for my Linux
> firewall. Installed the disk, BIOS and kernel agreed
> on the geometri. Everything seemed fine until I started
> fdisk, it dumped core. Also cfdisk dumped core. I got
> some strange error message about a missing partition
> table. It's a very rare occasion nowadays to see such
> programs dump core.

Hmmm.  It's a pitty you didn't save your partition table...
we could have fixed fdisk.  Any ideas on how to reproduce

> Tried fdisk again to see if it still dumps core and no
> it didn't. Fdisk could now do the job of creating all
> my partitions.

Hehe, why didn't you use Parted to do this?  Don't have
to answer this ;-)

Andrew Clausen

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