[BSDInstaller] Re: fdisk(8) no longer capable of altering
andrew at fubar.geek.nz
Mon Dec 5 21:42:45 PST 2005
Chris Pressey wrote:
> Does ANYONE else see the same behaviour that I am seeing? Namely:
>- As root, run "fdisk -u ad1" (or on whatever disk you like)
>- Tell fdisk(8) "yes, I'd like to change our idea of what the BIOS
> thinks (of the geometry of this disk)"
>- Give fdisk(8) any new geometry values you like
>- Be happy with this choice
>- Choose to write the new partition table
>- Get a "GEOM not found" error (optional)
>- Run "fdisk ad1" again and observe that the geometry hasn't changed
>I see this on CURRENT as of late last night.
I can see this on CURRENT from a week ago.
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