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    SubjectRe: partition table read incorrectly
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    Followup to:  <20011002150820.N8954@turbolinux.com>
    By author: Andreas Dilger <adilger@turbolabs.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    > >
    > > 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?
    >

    Note that that is true for *ANY* partition scheme which is bootable,
    since this is a requirement of the boot firmware interface, rather of
    any particular partitioning scheme...

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