[slackintosh-users] Re: Problem with slackintosh current

Hi,

> Problem: On my Mac Mini i have normaly 2 installations. After an update of 
> one installation to current
> (10.2 to current via slapt-get), the complete partition table was empty!

* Did you also upgrade the kernel?
* Any syslog messages?


> Yes, total empty, no entry in mac-fdisk.

..and mac-fdisk reported the correct geometry/size of the drive?

Maybe you just used the wrong device file:

The PowerPC kernel has a setting that forces swapping hda <-> hdc 
(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC_ATA100FIRST).

So /dev/hda will be your harddrive IF CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC_ATA100FIRST is 
set to 'y'.
If CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC_ATA100FIRST is disabled, /dev/hdc should be the 
harddrive.

(Marco: The -current kernel is configured with 
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC_ATA100FIRST=y .. correct? :-) )

> So, i´d like to ask, if someone else had a similar "experience".

I'm running -current since months on my minimac without any problems and i can't
imagine how a package would be able to drop the partition table.


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Do "postsuper -r" or stop complaining.
  Wietse Venema (<20060402135900.F2CCEBC193@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>)

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