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Old 11-20-2006, 09:18 PM   #1
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Accessing beyond /dev/sda15


Hello All,
Recently I bought a 300 GB SATA hard disk. I have alloted 200 GB for Windows and 100 GB for linux. As we all know, there exists a problem in accessing partitions beyond /dev/sda15. The worst part is, Fedora recognizes all existing Windows partition and counts them too during installation. Hence, if there are already 15 windows partitions, I couldn't able to partition for linux, since it's not accepting partitions from /dev/sda16. How could I solve this problem ?

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Old 11-20-2006, 10:00 PM   #2
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The 15 partition limitation comes from the SATA modules using the SCSI subsytem modules. I am not aware of a fix yet.
A quick google found this patch:
http://lwn.net/Articles/110426/
 
  


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