On Sun, 31 Jul 2005 11:47:48 +0100, you wrote:
>Well so far I really like FDISK, it's small and fast and appears to do
>everything it's supposed to.
I like FDISK also, almost identical interface as MS and have enhanced
>I've never needed to use the GUI.
GUI (the current version should be UI) is for the beginners and
operators, I don't mind using UI or GUI since FDISK is not a TSR, size
is not a problem. And easier navigation only made the program more
user friendly, you can keep using command line.
>I have not been hit by the MBR bug, despite testing on a wide range of
>systems with both SCSI and IDE drives, everything from totally empty
>drives up to drives which are fully partitioned and with operating
>systems. I've never seen it write an MBR automatically or damage a
>partition table, but we know there's a hole in the safety net of the
>current version and this is being worked on.
Maybe in point form for easier reading:
1) Current version FDISK 1.2.1 have potential problem, personally I
always run into trouble with it, but not lethal
2) Jeremy's patched 1.2.1-k, it kills two of my PC's MBR, now I've to
rebuild everything from scratch
3) Jeremy's 1.3.0 beta, which never runs on my PC with "Error 0
reading sector 0x3f"
>I wonder if the MBR hole is still present when *not* using the GUI? If
>it's not, that would explain why I've never been hit by it!
I'll try to use command line, thanks for your inspiration.
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