[issue989] Installer seems to overwrite partition table
Discodestroyer at gmx.net
Mon Apr 14 11:55:25 PDT 2008
I also think that the boot hanger is an acer BIOS specific problem.
But that my partition table was wrong recreated is in my opinion the fault of the installer! As I wrote I even can't mount the HD within an external case with a linux live cd.
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> Datum: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 18:27:02 -0000
> Von: Matthew Dillon <bugs at lists.dragonflybsd.org>
> An: Discodestroyer at gmx.net
> Betreff: [issue989] Installer seems to overwrite partition table
> Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com> added the comment:
> :Hi there,
> :I installed DF 2 days ago (the 1.12.1 release). I've choosen a primary
> partition for the installation (/dev/hda2 in linux slang) and installed the
> bootlocker on ad0.
> :After the reboot my laptop hung immediately. I couldn't even see the BIOS
> password dialog anymore. Whenever I try to reach my bios setup via F2 it
> crashes on the way.
> :Without the harddisk it is possible to boot the notebook without any
> :I bought an external HD case and tried to mount the HD with a live CD: no
> partition table...
> :I can't find any reports for that issue, so I thought I will let you
> :Do you need any further information about my hardware?
> :And is there a way to recover the table?
> :greets from Germany.
> Usually boot hangs are due to ide disk translation issues and BIOS
> settings for IDE disks, but I'm afraid I can't really help much. The
> installer wasn't really designed for multi-boot systems.
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at backplane.com>
> status: unread -> chatting
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