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Old 05-10-2001, 03:48 AM   #1
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My problem is now that linux finds my secondary harddrive but the size is to small. It's only 2 Gb, instead it should be 30 Gb. What happened??
 
Old 05-17-2001, 08:28 PM   #2
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If you've been using this drive under Windows have you been using any software to get around a BIOS that only supports 2GB max drives?

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Old 05-18-2001, 04:23 AM   #3
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My primary harddrive is of 20 Gb so I'm not using any software to get around the BIOS. It should support big harddrives.
 
Old 05-18-2001, 08:01 AM   #4
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Clearly BIOS support isn't a problem then. Do you have any partitions on the drive currently? Is so what size are they and what type. At the risk of insulting your intelligence you havn't got a 28GB FAT32 partition on it and Linux is reporting just the free 2GB?

cheers.

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[Edited by jharris on 05-18-2001 at 08:11 AM]
 
Old 05-18-2001, 08:15 AM   #5
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What kind hard drive do you have? I have heard of Maxtor having particular drives that come up with problems like this, and they need particular drivers or something for the whole drive to be recognized.
 
Old 05-18-2001, 06:33 PM   #6
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could it be lilo?

i just know that old versions had probs with drives over two gigs

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