beofdisk -w is not updating the partition table on slave nodes.

Robert Sand rsand at
Tue Dec 5 12:33:12 PST 2000


I've been told what I am doing is correct but I am still getting errors when
trying to do a beoboot-install -a hda.  What I get is this: 

# beoboot-install -a hda
Creating boot images...
Building phase 1 file system image in /tmp/beoboot.2488...
ram disk image size (uncompressed): 1452K
Kernel image is:    "/tmp/.beoboot-install.2487".
Initial ramdisk is: "/tmp/.beoboot-install.2487.initrd".
Failed to read partition table from hda on node 0.
# bpsh 0 /sbin/sfdisk -l /dev/hda

Disk /dev/hda: 1247 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track
Units = cylinders of 8225280 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from 0

   Device Boot Start     End   #cyls   #blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1          0+      0       1-     8001   84  OS/2 hidden C: drive
/dev/hda2          1     129     129   1036192+  82  Linux swap
/dev/hda3        130    1246    1117   8972302+  83  Linux
/dev/hda4          0       -       0         0    0  Empty

Any ideas why beoboot-install isn't working correctly?  I don't know what I did
correctly to actually get the partition table to write to the disk but it is now
written as seen above.  Is there enough space on /dev/hda1?  This was created
using the beofdisk -d option.

Robert Sand.
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