[ros-dev] HDD Geometry switch

Magnus Johnsson magnusjjj at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 10:49:01 UTC 2011


"No drama please!" - Aleksey Bragin


2011/11/28 Ged Murphy <gedmurphy.maillists at gmail.com>:
> Do you have to work at being this rude and disrespectful or does it just
> come naturally to you?
> This is the a great example of why the reactos forums are such a nasty place
> to visit.
> You must be quite proud.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org [mailto:ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org] On
> Behalf Of caemyr at myopera.com
> Sent: 27 November 2011 23:07
> To: ReactOS Development List
> Subject: Re: [ros-dev] HDD Geometry switch
>
> Also, knowing the consequences, did you bother to issue any message to our
> community, to inform them about this?? Not every ReactOS user is subsribed
> to ros-dev.
>
> Ah wait... you ignored that as well. You will let others handle the problem
> as usual.
>
> I have 5 sets for testing, 2 real hardware and 3 vm. Each one with two
> partitions, one for ros and other for all the installers and drivers.
>
> So now, whenever i cross the border of this change, i will have to wipe all,
> recreate the partitions and copy the stuff back? It will take no less than
> half an hour for VM. On real hardware, just the copying can take up to 1
> hour.
>
> Do you value your time available to spend on ReactOS? Then perhaps you could
> also think about others as well?
>
> On Sunday, November 27, 2011 4:48 PM, "Eric Kohl" <eric.kohl at t-online.de>
> wrote:
>> caemyr at myopera.com wrote:
>> > Is the new geometry backward-compatible? If i recreate the partitions,
> will they be visible when i regress test revisions before 54511?
>> >
>>
>> This is a one-way road. If you want to test older revisions, you must
>> delete and re-create partitions again.
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> Eric
>>
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>
>
> --
> With best regards
> Caemyr
>
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