help: > 1GB discs => Kernel Panic

help: > 1GB discs => Kernel Panic

Post by Herbert Rosmani » Sun, 11 Sep 1994 09:22:37



hello, i have a problem with my disc (a SCSI HD)

a)
    fdisk seems to forget the cyl/head/rec settings I enter from the
    "expert" menu. everytime i reboot and say "fdisk /dev/sda", it
    comes up with the values for this fields set to 0.

b)
    no matter which values I enter for the drive, be it exactly 1GB or
    slighlty above 1GB (1.06244 GB), be it with cyls > 1024 or < 1024,
    (i.e. head=256, recs=32, cyl=256 == 1GB), i get a kernel panic:

    Kernel panic: EXT2-fs panic (device 8/1): read_block_bitmap:
    Cannot read block bitmap

can anyone help me out, or tell me where to look for more info ?

thanks, herbert rosmanith

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