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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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geometry

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                     geometry 
                     drive [cylinder head sector [total_sector]]

Print geometry information for drive. From the GRUB shell, you can specify the number of cylinders, heads, sectors, and total sectors to set the drive’s geometry. If total_sector is omitted, it is calculated from the other values.

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