RE: [Linux-ia64] Red Hat Installer cannot find the hard drive

From: Akhter, Shameem F <>
Date: 2001-06-26 10:00:36
I got the same problem. You can try to do the low-level format for the
harddrive and rest, go through the installation process. That should resolve
the error. At least it worked for me.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Li, Shuo []
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 4:47 PM
Subject: [Linux-ia64] Red Hat Installer cannot find the hard drive

Does anybody know what caused the following problem and how to fix it?

The problem happens at Linux install time. After the installer come back
after trying to detect the hard drive, it reports an error saying

Partiition(s)) do not end on cylinder boundary:

This occurs because the drive geometry detected by kernel used by the
installer is different than the drive geometry used when the drive was
partitioned. This can be corrected by specifying the drive geometry on the
kernel command line when booting the installer.


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