>>> Now I had to move it to a new computer in which the bios detects a
>>> certian geometry, but then the system wont boot. No matter what I do
> I had the same problem back in 4.5. I worked around the problem by
> formating the hard drive with a Win98(Oh Boy) recovery floppy then
Formatting/fdisking under windows 98 or xp cd's didnt work for me, caused
the same trouble.
I've solved the problem and repreat it here for future generations reference
(: It appears that the MBR was infact corrupt, causing fdisk to get
the following command made the hd appear blank and let it all work again:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0 count=2000
(Yes i lost my data but the drive now works!) Thanks for ur help (:
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