> > Hi > > I'm having problems with FreeBSD 5.2-RELEASE getting > the proper disk geometry. > When I was installing I passed the correct info and > installed, but once I rebooted the info is wiped off > and again it has the wrong geometry what makes my > system very "crashy"
Time for you to do some searching. This has been covered in detail several times in the last 3 or 4 months. Someone write a very helpful description of disk geometry and posted it about a month ago. If you can find that, it might help you understand. But, basically, most of the time, the numbers you see are "virtual" and you don't want to change what the system thinks even if it isn't consistent from one utility to the next and the utilities such as fdisk make little remarks in their output. You should be going by sector _count_ from the beginning of the disk and ignoring cyl/head/sector values except in some very special situations. This is true when you slice and parititon and then especially when you boot. ////jerry > > PS: is there a way to do this in lilo or grub??? > thanks in advance > > Jorge > > _________________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Información de Estados Unidos y América Latina, en Yahoo! Noticias. > Visítanos en http://noticias.espanol.yahoo.com > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"