LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-15-2004, 11:25 PM   #1
ericmacau
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2003
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Fedora can't recognize IBM hard disk size


Hello,

I am using an IBM 30Gb hard disk with an Intel celeron pc.

I installed a Redhat 7.1 in it long time ago. Everything is fine.

I tried to re-install Redhat 7.2/7.3/8.0/9.0 and now Fedora. It's very strange that these versions of linux couldn't get the real size of the hard disk. It just can get at last 2Gb. STRANGE !!!!

I tried to use upgrade instead of re-install. The result is same. It must be re-partition the hard-disk.

As I told before, I installed Redhat 7.1 successfully. It kept the partitions in 7.1, and I tried to use 7.2 to upgrade it. When in partition part, it seemed not to recognize the old partitions and just asked for creating a new but only 2Gb size.

That hard-disk could be detect in BIOS with the exact size and I used it in Redhat and M$Wins as well as it can.


Another thing is that after installing the 7.2+/fedora versions in 2Gb partition, I tried to use Partition Magic to enlarge the partition, the OS works fine, and I use fd to check the volume, it can show the exact size (30Gb) ......

It make me crazy. Is there any problem and how can I solve this ???


Best regards,
Eric


--
==========================
If you know what you are doing,
it is not called RESEARCH!
==========================
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
IBM server 6i raid(linux 9) does not recognize hard disc biju Linux - Hardware 3 05-25-2006 05:22 PM
Suse 10 Won't Recognize Hard Disk scoobs Suse/Novell 2 10-18-2005 12:42 AM
IBM Thinkpad a20p hard disk/lockup issues wapcaplet Linux - Hardware 10 02-14-2005 10:26 PM
IBM TP A22m HARD DISK REPLACEMENT!!! zepplin611 Linux - Hardware 3 02-03-2004 03:20 AM
grub doesn't recognize first hard disk with windows annehoog Linux - Software 8 01-07-2002 05:45 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:11 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration