Dangerous file system / disk problem
ben at spooty.net
Tue Jun 8 03:08:51 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 08 June 2004 10:38, Malcolm Kay wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 June 2004 05:20, Ben Paley wrote:
> > But seriously, does any of this suggest a course of action to you? I'm
> > planning to try the "set sysid to 0" plan... what if that doesn't work?
> Sounds like an excellent idea. Perhaps windows is seeing the slice as a fs
> it knows about but finds it unformatted, so is offering to do that for you.
> So maybe setting sysid to zero (which I think registers as an undefined
> slice) will stop windows making the offer.
> Whatever else I can't see how this would make the situation worse.
This is very comforting - I shall give it a go and let you know how it comes
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