Re: cvs commit: src/sbin/fdisk fdisk.c
In message <20030331140740.R17363_at_gamplex.bde.org>, Bruce Evans writes:
>This is more broken than I thought. fdisk now defaults to a wrong geometry
>in all cases where the BIOS geometry differs from the firmware geometry.
>The default geometry was H=1/S=1 or whatever is returned by DIOCGDINFO
>until this was broken in -current. This is still non-broken in RELENG_4.
I don't particularly care for what numbers we use, but I do not
want a lot of elaborate DWIM code since in this particular case the
user had better know exactly what she is doing anyway.
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Received on Mon Mar 31 2003 - 01:34:09 UTC