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SubjectRe: [bug, 2.5.29, IDE] partition table corruption?
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On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 14:45, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> if i do it then the partition table gets corrupted and the system does not
> boot - it stops at 'LI'. (iirc meaning that the second-stage loader does
> not load?) Using a recovery CD fixes the problem, so it's only the
> partition info that got trashed, not the filesystem.
>
> i use IDE disks.
>
> this makes development under 2.5.29 quite inconvenient - i have to boot
> back into another kernel whenever loading a new kernel.

Does telling lilo to use "linear" mode help ? Some of the geometry stuff
in 2.5 seems a bit broken.

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