From: John P. Looney (Kate) (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Mon 03 Jul 2000 - 15:47:25 IST
On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 04:44:38PM +0200, McDaid, Aaron mentioned:
> > On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 01:12:45AM +0100, Emmanuel Stone wrote:
> > > Disk /dev/hda1: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 1247 cylinders
> > > Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
> > >
> should be fdisk /dev/hda, not /dev/hda1
> I typed the same thing on Saturday after installing
> RH6.2 on a mates machine and got quite scared until
> I read my command line again !
Very well spotted...that fdisk command would have gone looking for a
partition table inside the original hda1 partition...
-- The words of the unwary are apt to cause needless pain and bloody violence. - Zen Master Greg
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