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Subject2.0.27: Empty harddisk kills kernel

I just tried to install a Debian distribution on
a Pentium-60 with an Adaptec 1542B SCSI-Controller and
a 2GB SCSI-disk.

The SCSI-disk was cleaned by filling with zero bytes, thus
containing no partition table.

After booting the Debian rescue floppy (2.0.27 with Sun Partition
handling) the kernel detected the disk, showed an error message about
a wrong Sun magic word and went into an endless loop of
scsi-read-timeout error messages.

The system came up well after writing a new partition table onto
the disk with a Sun workstation.

Is there any way to make the linux kernel come up with an
empty disk?


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