Installation - Couldn't make filesystems properly | momentus 20gb
hard drive geometry problem???
MClark at Nemschoff.com
Thu Aug 26 08:46:39 PDT 2004
I am attempting to install FreeBSD 5.2.1 on a mini-itx Via c3 533.
I have a momentus 20 GB st92911A as the hard disk.
After I create my slice and /usr swap /tmp ext and go on with the
installation I get the following errors:
"Unable to make root filesystem on /dev/ad0s1a command returned status 36"
"Couldn't make filesystems properly. Aborting"
The detected geometry for the drive is 38760/16/63
I looked this up on google and found:
When this geometry is used the install still does not work, and it believes
the drive is only 8 GB
Someone was nice enough to explain drive geometry in detail several months
back on this list.
I went back and read the post but I am still at a lose. Perhaps it is not
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