boot0 and fdisk / disklabel misbehaviour

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Tue Nov 11 04:34:37 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 09:36:14 +0100
des at (Dag-Erling Smørgrav) wrote:

>  - boot0 off-by-one error:

>    Now, boot0 identifies my FreeBSD partitions as "BSD" instead of
>    "FreeBSD".  It also identifies my Debian partition (type 0x83) as
>    "BSD" instead of "Linux" and my Debian swap partition (type 0x82)
>    as "DOS" instead of "Unknown", and NetBSD gives it the hives.  It
>    seems to me that it's consistently off by one.

Do you have a second disk in the system? Are you able to switch to the
second disk with boot0? I have a current system where I'm not able to
switch to the second disk (master on secondary ata channel).


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