[TAG] Hangs, crashes and failures with Fedora Core 2's installer
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Wed Jul 14 23:44:12 MSD 2004
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 12:03:36PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> I'm missing your point WRT your "only remaining OS". What, once you lose
> it, you'll never get it back? If you've been backing up your data, then
> even if something does happen (which I doubt), you'll be fine.
He may not have install disks, and these days, he may not even have
recovery disks; see earlier rants. :-)
> Long Block Addressing is a method the HD controllers used to use in
> order to access data in partitions greater than 504MB; Linux, Novell,
> etc. are all smart enough to do their own geometry translation, and
> don't need the extra help.
It's linguini, Ben. "Logical Block Addressing".
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