AHCI and correct drive geometry?
jhb at freebsd.org
Fri Apr 25 13:20:54 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 16 April 2008 09:33:19 am Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Apr 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > > ie just ignore sysinstalls bleatings.
> > Which begs the question -- why are we still spitting that warning out
> > during the fdisk portion of sysinstall?
> I guess the problem is that it is impossible to know what systems care
> about geometry and those that don't.
MBR's still have C/H/S in their tables. However, we actually use EDD by
default now in 7 and so the C/H/S is pretty much never used. The GPT boot
stuff only uses LBAs and EDD.
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