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From: "Xavier Neys (neysx)" <neysx@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 18:12:12 +0000
neysx       09/01/09 18:12:12

  Modified:             gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml
                        gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml
  Log:
  Bootable flag needs to be on.
  We all thought it was a thing of the past...
  My brand new intel itx motherboard with dual-code atom 330 will not boot HD if flag is not on :-(

Revision  Changes    Path
1.23                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml?rev=1.23&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml?rev=1.23&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml?r1=1.22&r2=1.23

Index: gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.22
retrieving revision 1.23
diff -u -r1.22 -r1.23
--- gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml	16 Jun 2008 00:58:54 -0000	1.22
+++ gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml	9 Jan 2009 18:12:12 -0000	1.23
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml,v 1.22 2008/06/16 00:58:54 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml,v 1.23 2009/01/09 18:12:12 neysx Exp $ -->
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
 
 <guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml" lang="en">
@@ -29,8 +29,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>12</version>
-<date>2008-01-01</date>
+<version>13</version>
+<date>2009-01-09</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>Introduction</title>
@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@
 
 <pre caption="Create the partitions">
 livecd ~ # <i>fdisk /dev/sda</i>
-<comment>(Make sure you use type fd)</comment>
+<comment>(Make sure you use type fd and set the bootable flag)</comment>
 
 <comment>(The rest of this guide uses the following partitioning scheme)</comment>
 livecd ~ # <i>fdisk -l /dev/sda</i>
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@
 Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
 
    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
-/dev/sda1               1          11       88326   fd  Linux raid autodetect
+/dev/sda1   *           1          11       88326   fd  Linux raid autodetect
 /dev/sda2              12          61      401625   82  Linux swap / Solaris
 /dev/sda3              62         311     2008125   fd  Linux raid autodetect
 /dev/sda4             312       36471   290455200   fd  Linux raid autodetect



1.82                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml?rev=1.82&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml?rev=1.82&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml?r1=1.81&r2=1.82

Index: gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.81
retrieving revision 1.82
diff -u -r1.81 -r1.82
--- gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml	2 May 2008 08:04:22 -0000	1.81
+++ gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml	9 Jan 2009 18:12:12 -0000	1.82
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.81 2008/05/02 08:04:22 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.82 2009/01/09 18:12:12 neysx Exp $ -->
 
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
 
@@ -30,8 +30,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>22</version>
-<date>2008-05-02</date>
+<version>23</version>
+<date>2009-01-09</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>Introduction</title>
@@ -89,8 +89,10 @@
 <p>
 Use <c>fdisk</c> or <c>cfdisk</c> to create your partition layout. You need at
 least a swap partition (type 82) and one Linux partition (type 83). The
-following scenario creates a <path>/boot</path>, a swap and a main partition
-as used in our handbook. Replace <path>sda</path> with your disk.
+following scenario creates a <path>/boot</path>, a swap and a main partition as
+used in our handbook. Replace <path>sda</path> with your disk. Most systems
+ignore the bootable flag, but a few need it. Set this flag on your boot
+partition with fdisk's <c>a</c> command.
 </p>
 
 <pre caption="Create the partitions">
@@ -104,7 +106,7 @@
 Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
 
    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
-/dev/sda1               1          12       96358+  83  Linux
+/dev/sda1   *           1          12       96358+  83  Linux
 /dev/sda2              13         110      787185   82  Linux swap / Solaris
 /dev/sda3             111       72943   585031072+  83  Linux
 </pre>





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