[Sugar-devel] Unbootable machine
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Tue Jun 2 09:45:58 EDT 2009
Bernie Innocenti wrote:
>> Equally weird. The only "standard" ones are 64 heads, 32 sectors and
>> 255 heads, 63 sectors.
> Shouldn't fdisk guess these values automagically?
> And, more importantly, who are we going to blame if it doesn't? ;-)
I don't know. It might be an fdisk issue; Linux fdisk has *always*
behaved in this way, but I haven't looked at that code at all.
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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