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Old 08-14-2004, 12:27 PM   #1
shobhit
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only access 13 gb out of 40 gb hard drive from rh 9.0


i have a 40 gb hdd installed as pri. master on my system. i installed rh 9.0 on it. everything works fine. but i can only access around 13 gb of my hdd.
5 gb /
5 gb /home
384 mb swap
3gb as fat32 which i have mounted on /mnt/fat32

how do i access the rest of my hdd. its not a partitioning problem. because i did mkfs.msdos to make the fat32 partition. it only gave me the above mentitioned 3 gb.
 
Old 08-14-2004, 12:48 PM   #2
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Post the output of the console command:
fdisk -l (thats a small L and you need to be logged in as root)
 
Old 08-14-2004, 01:39 PM   #3
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how old is your motherboard?
a 20gb harddrive might not be supported by your motherboard, try upgrade your firmware if that's the case.
go into your BIOS and check if it recognized your hard drive as a 20gb hard drive just to make sure
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