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Re: bad magic on boot attempt
begin electrogrammati illius Ben Goren
>On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 12:29:51PM -0800, rob wrote:
>> Well, here it is. I think I know the answer already, I can't
>> have Openbsd / so far out on the disk. So I think I am screwed.
>> Maybe I could shrink Win2k by 200M and put / right after it.
>> Here is the fdisk output:
Ack, for example PartitionMagic 7 does handle this very well (I
had problems with v5 even on FAT, and v3 knows about HPFS not
NTFS, no idea for other versions).
I have my / at the beginning of the HDD (althoufgh after your
nt partition is fully ok) and the rest at the very end, not
even having a partition (as opposed to disklabel) entry.
>Most Unices are quite happy with /'s of ~100 Mbytes. Put small /
>partitions for them at the start of the drive, then your evil
>nasty smelly puking operating system next, and then the rest of
>your Unix partitions.
Then think of mount_mfs /tmp and have enough swap at the end...
Yes, I am root on my box, my friends' boxen and my mailgate.
And yes, I do know how to handle it. Yes, I know about kill-
rules, too. So WTF do you still bother filling my syslog?