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Old 04-13-2003, 03:20 PM   #1
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Question question about hard disk???

hi everybody!!!

i wanna buy a 60 gb hard disk. my existing mother board is
440 BX-2. will my bios support a 60 gb h.d?

waiting for answer...........
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You should consult the make of your mb.
Old 04-13-2003, 04:37 PM   #3
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u can use it even if your bios doesn support linux is not like windows linux doesnt need bios to see the diskt just create a boot partion and tell bios that its a harddrive linux will do the rest search the forum there are threads with the same subject never tried it but works


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