[Oberon] re: Partitions.Show failure
vrotaru at seznam.cz
Sun Aug 17 17:12:14 CEST 2003
eas-lab at absamail.co.za
> Vasile Rotaru
> > I am trying to install NO on a new comp, and after mid-clicking on
> > Partitions.Show it barfs on me with "error 9". Any suggestions?
> > The disk is a WDC WD200BB-00DEA0 model (18 GB), and was
> > partioned with Debian cfdisk.
> You don't say what version of NO.
> I use ver 2001 and Partitions.Show always works on all/several IDE's.
It is the version I used before (the alpha/last one, I guess). I must have somewhere other version of NO. I'll try it too, thank you.
> Searching for "error" on Partitions.Mod shows:
> ] Texts.WriteString(w, "error "); Texts.WriteInt(w, res, 1)
> which doesn't fit your report.
> Nor does:
> ] NoSpaceAvailable = 9001;
> ] CoreMismatch = 9002; (* core file on disk does not match *)
> ] CoreChecksumError = 9003; (* core file checksum mismatch *)
> ] OutOfSlots = 9004; (* out of primary partition slots *)
> ] PartitionTooSmall = 9005; (* partition too small to create *)
> > Or has is anything to do with the BIOS settings (LBA, NORMAL...)?
> If linux sees the partitions, I'd expect NO to also see them ?
As far as I know, the linux kernel does not use BIOS calls at all..., but LILO (the bootloader) should use them, so I just don't know.
> -- Chris Glur.
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