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From: "Xavier Neys (neysx)" <neysx@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 18:12:12 +0000
neysx       09/01/09 18:12:12

  Modified:             hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.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 :-(

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1.12                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml?rev=1.12&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml?rev=1.12&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml?r1=1.11&r2=1.12

Index: hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.11
retrieving revision 1.12
diff -u -r1.11 -r1.12
--- hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml	2 May 2008 08:04:23 -0000	1.11
+++ hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml	9 Jan 2009 18:12:12 -0000	1.12
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml,v 1.11 2008/05/02 08:04:23 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml,v 1.12 2009/01/09 18:12:12 neysx Exp $ -->
 
 <sections>
 
@@ -13,8 +13,8 @@
 This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
 </abstract>
 
-<version>6.1</version>
-<date>2008-05-02</date>
+<version>6.2</version>
+<date>2009-01-09</date>
 
 <section>
 <title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
@@ -271,8 +271,8 @@
 Disk /dev/sda: 240 heads, 63 sectors, 2184 cylinders
 Units = cylinders of 15120 * 512 bytes
 
-Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
-/dev/sda1             1        14    105808+  83  Linux
+   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
+/dev/sda1   *         1        14    105808+  83  Linux
 /dev/sda2            15        49    264600   82  Linux swap
 /dev/sda3            50        70    158760   83  Linux
 /dev/sda4            71      2184  15981840    5  Extended
@@ -349,7 +349,7 @@
 then <c>p</c> to select a primary partition, followed by <c>1</c> to select the
 first primary partition. When prompted for the first cylinder, hit enter. When
 prompted for the last cylinder, type <c>+32M</c> to create a partition 32 Mbyte
-in size:
+in size and set its bootable flag:
 </p>
 
 <pre caption="Creating the boot partition">
@@ -375,13 +375,13 @@
 240 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3876 cylinders
 Units = cylinders of 15120 * 512 = 7741440 bytes
 
-Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
-/dev/sda1          1        14    105808+  83  Linux
+   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
+/dev/sda1             1        14    105808+  83  Linux
 </pre>
 
 <p>
 We need to make this partition bootable. Type <c>a</c> to toggle the bootable
-flag on a partition and select <c>1</c>. If you press <c>p</c> again, you will 
+flag on a partition and select <c>1</c>. If you press <c>p</c> again, you will
 notice that an <path>*</path> is placed in the "Boot" column.
 </p>
 
@@ -410,9 +410,9 @@
 240 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3876 cylinders
 Units = cylinders of 15120 * 512 = 7741440 bytes
 
-Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
-/dev/sda1 *        1        14    105808+  83  Linux
-/dev/sda2         15        81    506520   82  Linux swap
+   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
+/dev/sda1   *         1        14    105808+  83  Linux
+/dev/sda2            15        81    506520   82  Linux swap
 </pre>
 
 </body>
@@ -438,10 +438,10 @@
 240 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3876 cylinders
 Units = cylinders of 15120 * 512 = 7741440 bytes
 
-Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
-/dev/sda1 *        1        14    105808+  83  Linux
-/dev/sda2         15        81    506520   82  Linux swap
-/dev/sda3         82      3876  28690200   83  Linux
+   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
+/dev/sda1   *         1        14    105808+  83  Linux
+/dev/sda2            15        81    506520   82  Linux swap
+/dev/sda3            82      3876  28690200   83  Linux
 </pre>
 
 </body>





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