misc/63356: New installation fails on HP Proliant DL-140
pbragg at oliis.com
Wed Feb 25 08:20:25 PST 2004
>Synopsis: New installation fails on HP Proliant DL-140
>Arrival-Date: Wed Feb 25 08:20:24 PST 2004
>Originator: Philip Bragg
The system fails to boot after installing, BootMgr runs but system reboots before the bootloader starts. The system has a single Maxtor Diamond Max 9 80G hard disk. This system offers no fine-tuning of hard disk geometry.
Standard install, reboot.
Fix was to use 5.2.1 instead, this reported geometry problems and used a corrected value for fdisk. I reran the 4.9 installer and the "corrected" value appears in fdisk, too, but there was no warning beforehand as there is in 5.2.1.
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