misc/107830: Change Units (Z) in fdisk doesn't work when fdisk
doesn't like the disk geometry
jrhett at svcolo.com
Thu Jan 11 11:40:16 PST 2007
>Synopsis: Change Units (Z) in fdisk doesn't work when fdisk doesn't like the disk geometry
>Arrival-Date: Thu Jan 11 19:40:15 GMT 2007
>Originator: Jo Rhett
Silicon Valley Colocation
FreeBSD arran 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #4
Fdisk complains about the geometry of the disk (which is actually correct at 2.4GB). But if you try to change the size unit displayed, it complains and fails to change the size units displayed.
Start sysinstall, go to Configure -> Fdisk
Hit Z so that you can see sizes in different units. It complains about disk geometry and then returns you back to the screen *WITHOUT* changing the size unit displayed.
The size unit display should probably continue to change, regardless of what fdisk thinks about the geometry.
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