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SubjectRe: LILO probs
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On 7 October 2002 06:26, Hacksaw wrote:
> > > Disk /dev/hda: 16 heads, 63 sectors, 38792 cylinders
> > >
> > > Nr AF Hd Sec Cyl Hd Sec Cyl Start Size ID
> > > 1 80 1 1 0 15 63 609 63 614817 83
> > > 2 00 0 1 610 15 63 1023 614880 10486224 83
> > > 3 00 15 63 1023 15 63 1023 11101104 4194288 83
> > > 4 00 15 63 1023 15 63 1023 15295392 23806944 0f
> > > 5 00 15 63 1023 15 63 1023 63 2097585 83
> > > 6 00 15 63 1023 15 63 1023 63 1048257 83
> > > 7 00 15 63 1023 15 63 1023 63 1048257 82
> > > 8 00 15 63 1023 15 63 1023 63 19612593 83
>
> It's a very confusing table, but more importantly it seems to imply
> that /dev/hda{5,6,7,8} all start at cylinder 63, and end in a variety
> of places.

It's a sector offset, not a cylinder.
Also extended partition method of storing offsets is 'interesting' :-(
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