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Date:      Tue, 6 Feb 1996 13:31:55 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@riley-net170-164.uoregon.edu>
To:        Tom Roberts <72110.765@compuserve.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD <questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 2.1 write failure!
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.960206133130.7147B-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <960205231302_72110.765_CHR214-1@CompuServe.COM>

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On 5 Feb 1996, Tom Roberts wrote:

> 
> I am trying to install from CD to a new Seagate 1GB IDE drive. The drive is not
> write-prot. and DOS installs fine. When I get to "Extracting into /bin..."
> The following message appears: " Write failure on transfer! (wrote -1 bytes of
> 10480)
> 
> What's the deal?   (If DOS and diags show disk is OK)

Wrong geometry?

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@gladstone.uoregon.edu | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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