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Date:      Mon, 13 Mar 1995 18:08:24 -0800
From:      "Justin T. Gibbs" <gibbs@estienne.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
To:        Joe Lowe <jlowe@fly.HiWAAY.net>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Can't install file system 
Message-ID:  <199503140208.SAA00954@estienne.cs.berkeley.edu>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Mon, 13 Mar 1995 20:03:40 CST." <Pine.3.89.9503131948.A3063-0100000@fly.HiWAAY.net> 

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>On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
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>> Hey!  I wrote the driver for that card.  ;-) I hope it will work for you 
>> once we get the geometry issue fixed for you.
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>Well, nice try but no ceegar... BSD seemed to know about the extended 
>translation of 255 heads, 63 sectors. I just used the default values BSD 
>suggested, which were correct. I still got the same error code.
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>It's not looking too good is it? I think another nuke is in my future...
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>The manual says not ot use extended translation with multiple partitions, 
>I guess there must be a reason. :-)
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>I will wait until I hear from you before I do the deed.
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>Thanks,
>Joe

This is with 2.0R or the 2.0-950210-SNAP?  You are probably running into the
problem that newfs doesn't allocate large enough cylinder groups for a
drive with that type of translation.  If you are trying the SNAP, then I
guess a nuke is in your future, but I know of at least two people who
have doen this sucessfully under SNAP.

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Justin T. Gibbs
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