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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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