Originally posted by qwijibow
you havent actually done anything yet....
this is just a warning that some old software cant handle such hige disks..
but i assume you are using a fairly recent linux kernel and lilo / grub boot manager right ?
Yes Im using grub boot loader with the upto date kernel
When I get to this stage I press m for help and get these options
Command (m for help): m
a toggle a bootable flag
b edit bsd disklabel
c toggle the dos compatibility flag
d delete a partition
l list known partition types
m print this menu
n add a new partition
o create a new empty DOS partition table
p print the partition table
q quit without saving changes
s create a new empty Sun disklabel
t change a partition's system id
u change display/entry units
v verify the partition table
w write table to disk and exit
x extra functionality (experts only)
Command (m for help):
So I press n to add new partition and get this
Command (m for help): n
p primary partition (1-4)
Can you help me please.