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SubjectRe: partition table read incorrectly
On Oct 02, 2001  22:00 +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Alan Cox wrote:
> > Does it complain about wrong block sizes ?
>
> No
>
> > The partition code will look for tables. That bit is fine
>
> If that bit is fine then how can it differ in opinion from fdisk?

What does the first 512 bytes of the disk show (od -Ax -tx1 /dev/)?
Maybe there is still "0xaa55" on the disk at 0x1fe and the kernel
thinks it is a DOS partition?

> > The exact error would be good too
>
> I/O error: dev 08:11, sector 0

Hmm, this is sda11, so you would need both a primary and extended
partition table to get that. What does /proc/partitions show?

Cheers, Andreas
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\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
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