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Old 04-01-2005, 09:42 PM   #1
st95accord
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Get Assertion Error when installing FC3


I'm installing FC3 and i get this error

assertion (heads < 256) at disk_dos.c:486 in function probe_partition_for_geom() failed....

What could this be???

Any help would be appreciated... Thanks
 
Old 04-02-2005, 12:22 AM   #2
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It has to do with a bug in parted, which creates the disk partitions. Look at this thread for ways to work around the problem:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=304039

Hint: When you get an error message, try searching this forum for an exact match to the error.
 
  


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