Bill Fenner stands accused of saying:
> In message <199611231117.VAA22545@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au> you write:
> >You are using an NCR controller, or some other SCSI controller that
> >reads the partition table out of the MBR. The 'dangerously dedicated'
> >mode won't work with these controllers, as they become _very_ confused
> >by it.
> Oh, how scary. (Yes, I'm using an NCR controller). If this is really true,
> then I would think that the install should mention it when it's warning you
> that you really don't want to use dangerously dedicated.
It's not until very recently that this has been formally tested. Rod
G. is of the opinion that the problem is at least partly to do with
the synthetic geometry nominated by the installer, which is quite possible.
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