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Re: [alpine-devel] fdisk segmentation fault

From: Nathan Angelacos <nangel_at_nothome.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:12:33 -0500

Natanael Copa wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 14:04 -0800, Ted Trask wrote:
>
>> I'm running alpine-linux-1.7.24.
>>
>> I have one 750 GB SATA hard-drive installed on my system. When I run fdisk /dev/sda I get a warning about having more than 1024 cylinders (there are 91201) and then a Segmentation fault.
>>
>> Running fdisk -l shows
>>
>> Disk /dev/sda: 750.1 GB, 750156374016 bytes
>> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders
>> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
>>
>> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
>> /dev/sda1 1 91202 732571648 7 HPFS/NTFS
>>
>> Any idea why I get a segmentation fault? Seems like a bug in busybox to me.
>>
>
> yeah. its definitivaly a bb bug. I forwarded it to busybox mailing list
>
>

until it gets fixed, you can work around it by installing the real fdisk:

apk_add util-linux





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