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Re: message "unable to align partition" during install




Thanks Shrek but the setup ran well but when i rebooted the system hangs.

I hoped setup Fedora would have been easier.


Quoting "shrek-m gmx de" <shrek-m gmx de>:

> Marc Mouriès wrote:
> 
> >Hi,
> >
> >during the install a message dialog appears saying "unable to align
> >partition"
> >i ignored the message but after the setup ran well the boot hangs.
> >
> >Any idea ?
> >
> 
> update from RHL9 - FC2, no great problems
> fc2 is booting.
> 
> while installation i had the same message  "unable to align partition"
> 
> switching to tty1 will tell you:
> 
> 
> "unable to align partition properly.
> this probably means that an other partitioning tool generated an 
> incorrect partition table, because it didn´t have the correct BIOS geometry.
> it is safe to ignore, but ignoring may cause (fixable) problems with 
> some boot loaders.
> 96"
> 
> 
> switching to tty2 you could see something like this with sfdisk:
> 
> # sfdisk -l
> [...]
> warning:
> the partition table looks like it was made for C/H/S=*/255/63 (instead 
> of 77557/16/63)
> for the listing i assume this geometry
> warning:
> start = 63 - this looks like a partition rather than the entire disk
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> what luck that i have no win-dual-boot :-)
> 
> 
> msi-nforce1-board
> 
> # dmidecode | head -39
> # dmidecode 2.2
> SMBIOS 2.3 present.
> 37 structures occupying 990 bytes.
> Table at 0x000F0800.
> Handle 0x0000
>         DMI type 0, 19 bytes.
>         BIOS Information
>                 Vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
>                 Version: 6.00 PG
>                 Release Date: 05/29/2003
>                 Address: 0xE0000
>                 Runtime Size: 128 kB
>                 ROM Size: 256 kB
>                 Characteristics:
>                         ISA is supported
>                         PCI is supported
>                         PNP is supported
>                         APM is supported
>                         BIOS is upgradeable
>                         BIOS shadowing is allowed
>                         ESCD support is available
>                         Boot from CD is supported
>                         Selectable boot is supported
>                         BIOS ROM is socketed
>                         EDD is supported
>                         5.25"/360 KB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
>                         5.25"/1.2 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
>                         3.5"/720 KB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
>                         3.5"/2.88 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
>                         Print screen service is supported (int 5h)
>                         8042 keyboard services are supported (int 9h)
>                         Serial services are supported (int 14h)
>                         Printer services are supported (int 17h)
>                         CGA/mono video services are supported (int 10h)
>                         ACPI is supported
>                         USB legacy is supported
>                         AGP is supported
>                         LS-120 boot is supported
>                         ATAPI Zip drive boot is supported
> 
> 
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Marc



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