Re: cvs commit: src/sbin/fdisk fdisk.c

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 11:34:00 +0200
In message <>, 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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