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Old 01-07-2005, 05:00 PM   #1
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disk geometry wrong?


I'm trying to install Freebsd 5.3 and I get a message about incorrect disk geometry. It says: 155061/16/63 is incorrect and I should enter the geometry given in the Biios.

Hmm.. All I can find there is: cylinders 38309; heads 16; precomp 0; landing zone 38308; sectors, 255. This isn't much like what Freebsd is talking about.
Is there somewhere else in the Bios I should be looking?

If I carry on to the partitioning page, the disk geometry is nearer to what Freebsd is looking for, but it ain't right.

Anyone know what I should do, please, and how I do it?

Best wishes,


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