[openbeos] Re: Disk problems with installing second system

  • From: "Ingo Weinhold" <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 15:30:16 +0200 CEST

On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 20:41:50 -0700 "shatty" <shatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> A little warning from experience as well.  I once 
> tried to resize a BFS extended partition using 
> DriveSetup.  While I fully expected it to hose the 
> contents of the partition what it did not expect was
> such a complete and utter hosing of my partition table
> (actually just 1 byte!) that windows wouldn't boot,
> partition magic wouldn't run, and virtually any kind
> of thing that glanced at the partition table just
> gave up. (including DriveSetup)  The solution?  I got
> some web pages on the partition table and fired up
> DiskProbe.  A few bits twiddled set me right. 

For the Storage Kit team is currently working on related stuff, I'd be 
interested to learn, what the problem was.

> Of 
> course openbeos DriveSetup won't suffer from this. :-)

Very unlikely. ;-)

CU, Ingo

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