kern/71813: I get a geometry error on my wd 200gb hd
btopscher at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 06:00:45 PDT 2004
>Synopsis: I get a geometry error on my wd 200gb hd
>Arrival-Date: Fri Sep 17 13:00:44 GMT 2004
>Originator: Bryan Topscher
machine will not boot so do not have uname -a
When I go to install the OS on my Western digital 200gb HD I get a geometry error and the suggested geometry is different than the BIOS says. When I try to enter the size that the BIOS says the software says that the there are too many cylinders. And it suggests a smaller number of cylinders and a larger number of sectors.
Run fdisk on a new HD > 200gb.
Only way that I know to fix it is to go to 4.9.
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