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Date:      Mon, 13 Mar 1995 09:27:29 -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:  <199503131727.JAA17081@estienne.cs.berkeley.edu>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Mon, 13 Mar 1995 11:10:29 CST." <Pine.3.89.9503131128.A30955-0100000@fly.HiWAAY.net> 

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>On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
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>> What kind of controller do you have?  The place to do it is in the
>> Fdisk screen of the FreeBSD install.  Use the G)eometry option. 
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>I am using the Adaptec AHA-2740T eisa fast SCSI controller. I read about 

Hey!  I wrote the driver for that card.  ;-) I hope it will work for you 
once we get the geometry issue fixed for you.

>the extended translation in the manual, and I sure wish I had known about 
>this earlier. The real solution is to turn off the extended translation, as
>the DOS slice would be less than 1 gig. I will try to use the Geometry option
>and I hope it works, as yet once again, I might have to nuke the drive and 
>start over. :-((

Well, both DOS and your bootable FreeBSD partition have to be below the
1gig line if you want to turn off extended translation.

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>Thanks for your excellent and fast support.
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>Joe
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Justin T. Gibbs
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