Re: [bug, 2.5.29, IDE] partition table corruption?

From: Marcin Dalecki (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 08:48:43 EST

Uz.ytkownik Ingo Molnar napisa?:
> using 2.5.29 (vanilla or BK-curr) i cannot use /sbin/lilo anymore to
> update the partition table.
> if i do it then the partition table gets corrupted and the system does not
> boot - it stops at 'LI'. (iirc meaning that the second-stage loader does
> not load?) Using a recovery CD fixes the problem, so it's only the
> partition info that got trashed, not the filesystem.
> i use IDE disks.
> this makes development under 2.5.29 quite inconvenient - i have to boot
> back into another kernel whenever loading a new kernel.

And what leads you to the assumption that it is actually the
IDE code, which is to be blamed for this?

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