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Re: XP1000 installation



Hi, I use the 18G hard disk pre-installed by Compaq.
I have not met your problem yet.


sincerely yours
Xiaozhou Qiu

http://www.iol.unh.edu/linux/alpha
Linux Consorsium
Interoperability Lab
University of New Hampshire
Durham,  NH 03824

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On Wed, 21 Jul 1999, Todd Henderson wrote:

> Thanks for the information.  I'll give it a try.
> 
> Do you have any problems with large disk?  I still haven't heard an
> explanation why our 18 gig disk looks like an 8 gig disk to fdisk??
> 
> Thanks,
> Todd
> 
> Xiaozhou Qiu wrote:
> 
> > Hi, Todd,
> > I met similar problems on my DS20 yesterday except that
> > my PC code is different from yours. Do your system also
> > halt when detecting the SCSI devices?
> > The only way out I found is to restart the computer and
> > enter the same boot command again and again. Sometimes it
> > just worked. I have not found the reason yet.
> > You can stick to the boot command:
> > boot dva0 -fi vmlinux.gz -fl "root=/dev/sda1".
> > Try several times, probably it works.
> > Another clue is that my problem happened after I messed the
> > partition table. You might need to  format your disk in
> > another system or zero the partition table using the following
> > command:
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=512 count=2
> >
> > Wish you luck!
> >
> > sincerely yours
> > Xiaozhou Qiu
> >
> > http://www.iol.unh.edu/linux/alpha
> > Linux Consorsium
> > Interoperability Lab
> > University of New Hampshire
> > Durham,  NH 03824
> >
> > (603)862-1908
> >
> >
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