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Re: Install shows 8GB harddisk limit problem, but that *cannot* be
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Install shows 8GB harddisk limit problem, but that *cannot* be
- From: Michael Schmidt <mschmidt_(_at_)_Fh-Koblenz_(_dot_)_DE>
- Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 10:46:49 +0100 (MET)
- Cc: mschmidt_(_at_)_Fh-Koblenz_(_dot_)_DE (Michael Schmidt)
> From: SUZUKI Hitoshi <sigh_(_at_)_kuzirabekon_(_dot_)_econ_(_dot_)_nagasaki-u_(_dot_)_ac_(_dot_)_jp>
> Subject: Re: Install shows 8GB harddisk limit problem, but that *cannot* be
> On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 09:18:05AM +0100, Michael Schmidt wrote:
> > On the mentioned 13G harddisk there are other partitions
> > I want to keep there, that means that OpenBSD will *not*
> > use the whole harddisk, but its (the OpenBSD's)
> > partition crosses the 8G point.
> Use other OS's fdisk, to make OpenBSD's partition (A6)
> And, do nothing with fdisk when installing OpenBSD.
I´m in my office right now. The regarding machine is my private one
at home, so I will have to check the hint this evening.
Did others with a similar setup have to go this way too?
> This is the only solution by now.
The interesting point is: Why is this happening?
It may be that the obvious answer would be "..it´s because of the
8G harddisk limit...", but regarding the good reputation OpenBSD
has I can´t imagine ;-) that it´s because of 8GB limit.
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