> >What fails? Can you be more specific? How recent are your boot1/boot2
> >blocks? I would be inclined to dd at least 8k over the front of the
> >disk myself, but I don't think that's relevant in your case.
> Disk error #1 while trying to load boot/loader. I think the bios
> in this case trust the 50000 in the length field of the mbr.
Any better luck after enabling "LBA access" in boot1 as a build
option (added back a few weeks ago), or does the BIOS not support
BTW: Is this a genuine hard drive, or some form of disk-on-a-chip?
I seem to recall the BIOS geometry in some cases uses a small number
of sectors per track, which may push part of the 'a' partition
beyond the 1023 CHS limit.
Anyway, if some debugging code would help here, let me know.
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