Re: partition table: chs question

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Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 16:47:29 EST

On Sun, Feb 25, 2001 at 04:35:34PM +0100, Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:

> for partitions not in the first 8gb of a harddisk, what
> should the c/h/s start and end value be ?
> most fdisks seem to set start and end to 255/63/1023.
> but partition magic creates partitions with start set to
> 0/1/1023 and end set to 255/63/1023, and detects a problem
> if start is set to 255/63/1023.
> so, how should a partition table look like ?

Since these values will never be used you can imagine that they
are not of great interest. Do whatever you like.
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