Re: Can't mount WinXP partition or boot to it. Will "fixboot" work?



Douglas Mayne wrote:

On Mon, 10 Jul 2006 14:27:59 +0000, ANC wrote:

iforone wrote:


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~$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda
(might as well post the info from fdisk for each/all your HDDs )


root@kanotix1:/home/al# fdisk -l /dev/sda

Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 5264 42282268 7 HPFS/NTFS
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 5265 6830 12578895 83 Linux


NOTICE ABOVE 'WARNING' ABOUT NOT ENDING ON A CYL BOUNDRY.

Sounds like this common bug:
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2004-May/msg00908.html

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I read the link but don't understand what this might have to do with not
being able to MOUNT the partition. I do understand the not booting part...
but this fs (sda1) won't even mount.

Al

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