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 From:  Thomas Jegen <thomas dot jegen at jegen dot com>
 To:  w dot plein at gmail dot com, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] boot error with Monowal on WRAP
 Date:  Thu, 22 Dec 2005 22:49:08 +0100
Hi

According to the documentation the trailing garbage ignored is ok.

I checked the hardware info of linux and it shows cylinders: 978, heads 
4, sectors: 32 which is ok in my opinion ...

Thanks

Tom


w dot plein at gmail dot com wrote:
> At 01:09 PM 12/22/2005, Thomas Jegen wrote:
> 
>> Hi
>>
>> I am using the following command in Linux (as described in the manual):
>>
>> tomux10:/mnt/svjegen01/data01/software/Monowall # gunzip -c 
>> wrap-1.2.img | dd of=/dev/sda1 bs=16k
>>
>> gunzip: wrap-1.2.img: decompression OK, trailing garbage ignored
>> 384+0 records in
>> 384+0 records out
>> tomux10:/mnt/svjegen01/data01/software/Monowall #
> 
> 
> I haven't used Linux to write a WRAP image before, so I can't tell you 
> if "trailing garbage ignored" is OK or a sign of problems!
> 
> 
>> The geometry reported by warp is the following:
>>
>> Phys C/H/S 978/4/32 Log C/H/S 978/4/32
>>
>> What does this mean?
> 
> 
> That's what WRAP thinks about the physical layout of the "disk". 978 
> Cylinders, 4 heads, 32 sectors per.  What does Linux report during boot? 
> If it shows a different layout, you need to trick the PC into using it 
> with the 978/4/32 layout. That's usually done through your BIOS, not 
> sure if Linux allows you to mess with it in user space.
> 
> 
> w dot plein at gmail dot com
> 
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