Warning: a geometry of 116280/16/63 for ad0 is incorrect

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Sat Oct 9 06:14:55 PDT 2004

Thomas Beer wrote:
> I searched the web, archives and asked in some mailing lists
> with no satisfactory solution. The situation is an Thinkpad
> T42 with a 60GB harddisk, XP as well preinstalled as a service
> partition. Repartitioning was unproblematic. If I try to
> install any of the 5.x branch on t a free primary partition I
> get a warning in sysinstall that a geometry of 116280/16/63 for ad0
> is incorrect.

If the installer sees your existing XP and manufacturer service partitions, 
and they seem OK in terms of size, most likely everything is fine and you can 
ignore the warning about the geometry being incorrect.


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