Re: Large HD problem(s) with older Laptop
> That's only for older operating systems. Linux 2.2 will probably only see 8G
> by default (but can be forced to recognise the rest if you pass the
> appropriate parameters). Linux 2.4 should recognise the full size of the
What are the parameters you mention and where should they be passed? I
will have to install Debian 2.2r3, which is what I have the CDs of ...
> I suggest using Linux 2.4 and not using drive space >8G in Windows.
Thank you for the software warnings and other information. I may retreat
to my original plan of being a no-M$ household. Am wondering how FreeBSD
(which I would also like to install on this laptop will deal with the
large drive ... but that's a question for another mailing list ... :)
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