Originally Posted by gaugain_ns
May be I was not so clear. On this external hard drive can be stored around 80 GB under Windows (already used under windows). Linux recognize the external hard drive, but after transfering more than 5GB I got a message "Disk is full" (only on the linux).
What Filesystem does it use
Are the files 4GB in size?
Fat 32 single filesize limit is about 4GB and will give a Disk full error once it is reached.
is the disk partitioned into 2 parts at all?
1x 5GB part and an 80GB part?
if you right click the drive how much space free/used do you see?