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Re: How to help? was Re: Serious reservations about FC2 release on 5/18



On May 18, 2004, Ron Bellomo <cyberbear trailnet com> wrote:

> BTW, this problem box has two 120GB hdd's. This box I am using now has
> two 40GB drives, and has not exhibited the problem. Dual booting with
> Win XP has worked fine. Does the drive size have anything to do with
> this?

I don't think the size does, but probably the geometry does.  If the
two OSs have different notions about the disk geometries, it's likely
that the partition tables and the boot loader code of each OS may get
confused.

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Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva {lsd ic unicamp br, gnu.org}



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