FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS
cpressey at catseye.mine.nu
Thu Jan 22 14:34:29 PST 2004
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 14:24:19 -0800
"Keith Kelly" <c0d3h4x0r at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your thoughtful and helpful reply. I should have given
> more technical details.
> I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install
> proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I always
> get is a non-bootable hard drive that gives the "Missing operating
> system" error at boot.
Just to be sure - did you elect to install BootMgr (or a regular boot
record) on the drive when sysinstall asks?
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