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Re: macppc 3.3 generic - install problem
Don Tek wrote:
> ok, this helped me along a ways. now I have a new problem. I am assuming,
> correct me if I'm wrong, that the disklabel for the i partition has to be
> positioned where the 1MB DOS partition from fdisk exists on the drive. like
> in your disklabel example the i partition starts at sector 1 and ends at 1
> megabyte. On my system, I can see this partition in fdisk, but disklabel
> will not let me specify any partitions outside the OpenBSD A6 partition
> which starts at sector 3024. If I tell it to create 1MB MSDOS i partition
> at sector 1 it tells me that it can not be outside the openbsd portion of
> the disk.
> please advise.
> this is the info from fdisk if it helps:
> *0: 06 0 0 2 - 2 0 33 [ 1: 2048 ] DOS > 32MB
> 1: 00 0 blah blah unused
> 2: 00 0 blah blah unused
> 3: A6 3 0 1 - 16382 15 63 [ 3024: 16511040 ] OpenBSD
Just ran into this myself on my "new" iMac.
Trick that worked for me was to use the 'D' option of disklabel. That
wipes the disklabel to the "Default" configuration, based on the fdisk
layout. That made the 'i' partition the "proper" size and shape for
the "DOS" partition.
I'm not sure where the bogus 'i' partition size came from, but it