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[ale] Back to the Future!



Hi Alan -

Thanks for the help.

On Sat, 30 Mar 2002, Alan Bowman wrote:

>  I've gotten this on my FreeBSD installs if I didn't specify the correct
> disk geometry.  I've found that the values reported when I go into the
> fdisk part of the install do not always match the actual geometry of my
> HDD (cyls/hd/sectors).

I'll check this and set the values if they aren't guessed correctly.

>  As for FreeBSD docs, go to the FreeBSD homepage <www.freebsd.org> and
> follow the links on the left for Documentation.  I've always found the
> Handbook quite useful.

I'll go there for a bit of hand-holding.

>  More useful is _The Complete FreeBSD_ 3rd
> Edition by Greg Lehey. I've seen it recently at the two Border's Books
> I frequent here in Atlanta. I own 5 FreeBSD books, this is the one I
> refer to the most.

I forsee more checkbook damage: the computer was a trash-pick, the _qmail_
book > US$30, and the ride is just beginning! If I buy the book, I have
the knowledge, right?

 - John Mills


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