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Re: install report of phoebe 1



On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 08:38:09AM -0800, Kevin McConnell wrote:
> 
> --- Jack Bowling <jbinpg shaw ca> wrote:
> > Oh, geez <<< wiping egg off face >>> Sorry bout
> > that.
> 
> oh c'mon now... I knew you were just confused. I pay
> attention on these lists even though I don't
> participate too often, and I've seen your posts and I
> knew you were just tired based on the intelligence of
> your past posts.
> 
> > Two drives: first for winderze and 2nd for linux. I
> > was thinking of another of my linux boxes with one
> > split drive when I wrote the original. So the
> > installer was gagging on a pure 20gig linux drive.
> > Original GRUB was in /dev/hda mbr.
> 
> So then that rules out the 1024 cylinder problem, even
> though that has long since been overcome. Did you try
> enabling LBA on the kernel commandline just for
> giggles?

Nope. I didn't want to monkey around with a known working 
drive. What I failed to mention in my OP was that it also
bombed in text mode install with all the same errors. So
I think somehow the parted backend was not seeing my drive
properly.

-- 
Jack Bowling
mailto: jbinpg shaw ca





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