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Old 10-28-2005, 06:08 AM   #1
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HDD auto detected as LARGE, is it ok?

HDD: Maxtor 40Gb
Motherboard: Gigabyte
Chipset: VIA
Proc: AthlonXP 1800
MEM: 256M
Some days ago I realized that my HDD is set in BIOS as auto. And as a result it's detected as LRG e.g. LARGE.

But I think that now all contemporary HDD must be in LBA mode.
Is it okay using 40Gb HDD in LARGE mode?

So what should I do? Should I set it in LBA mode by hand and reinstall OS.
my OSs - SUSE 10.0 and WinXP.

Last edited by x4444; 10-28-2005 at 11:02 AM.
Old 10-28-2005, 06:21 AM   #2
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Usually HDD should be acessed in Mode LBA.



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