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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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