corel partitioning bug

corel partitioning bug

Post by Roger Lev » Sun, 31 Dec 1899 09:00:00

When I tried to partition a small disk during Corel Unix install, I
found that the partition size I specified in MB was actually interpreted
as number of tracks.  Thus, if a 500MB disk is used that has 1000
tracks, the largest partition that can be created will be 250MB.  In
this cae, install prevents the user from entering a number greater than
500  which would equal the size of the disk if interpreted correctly.
Has anyone observed this behavior and found a simple workaround?

Roger Levy
change 'i3e' in my address to 'ieee'


1. Kill COREL; Kill COREL; Kill COREL; ...

Okay, maybe I'm out of the loop, but I did not realized until today that
Corel had totally killed development of Corel products for Linux.  And then
I see a photo of Bill Gates shaking the hand of Corel's CEO/President. Umm,
what a surprise! And I'm supposed to assumed that there is no relationship
between this and the $$ that Micro$oft gave to Corel a few months ago.

As far as I'm concerned, Corel died.

I actually bought the last few versions of the WP Suite for Linux and
Windows. But that's it! No more! Either companies stick with Linux or they
can go to hell. Thus, I definitely sponsor people to do the same.


If I ever hear anyone at work proposing to buy anything from Corel, I will
seriously push for anything other than that.

I hope that within the next five years this company goes out of business.
Actually, lets make it happen!


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