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fdisk problem



Hi,


When I try to install OpenBSD on my laptop I have a problem. The disk to be 
more exact. It install, but after reboot it won't start. This is due to the 
partitioning. No matter what I try it just does not want to work  :-(

By the way this is the information when at the fdisk promt:

fdisk: 1> print
Disk: wd0    geometry: 1023/255/63 [16434495 sectors]
Offset: 0    signature: 0xAA55,0x0

        starting        ending
 #: id  cyl  hd  sec -   cyl  hd  sec  [    start -     size]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
 0: 00   0    0    1 -     0   0    0  [        0 -        0] unused 
 1: 00   0    0    1 -     0   0    0  [        0 -        0] unused
 2: 00   0    0    1 -     0   0    0  [        0 -        0] unused 
*3: 00   0    1    1 -  1022 254   63  [       63 - 16434432] OpenBSD


Obviously I want to have OpenBSD at #0 in stead of #3 because of the 
hibernation partition, which wants to be at the #3 partition.

According to FreeBSD it should read 2055 cylinders in stead of 1023 for 
geometry. During the second fase of fdisk, I do not use the 1024/65536/16 
schema but 4096 or 8192 / 32768 / 64  as suggested in some manual I found on 
the OpenBSD site (and during previous fdsik exercises with other large ide 
disks (but then in a PC in stead of a laptop)

PLEASE HELP, I want to kick out NT here on my laptop (the laptop of my work) 
and want to start using my privat laptop on OpenBSD....

Just for the completeness:

IBM ThinkPad 390X  (type: 2626-L0G) 18GB IBM laptop harddisk, 192Mb memory, 
ESS solo sound, neomagic video, 14,1" screen, 24x cdrom, AT&T softmodem (gets 
recognized during boot, if it works I have not been able to test yet...)

THANKS FOR ANY HELP

Kind regards,
Aernoudt

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Aernoudt Bottemanne 

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