Re: [Q] partman, big disk and old BIOS : the whole capacity is not seen
On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 08:22:38AM +0100, Dominique.Micollet@u-bourgogne.fr.fr.fr wrote:
> Using a utility executable provided by the manufacturer of the disk, I trick
> the BIOS which now believe that the disk capacity is around 32 GO.
> The problem is that partman in the net-install CD of Sarge is also tricked,
> and only saw the 32 GO.
Please add a "hda=stroke" parameter when booting the installer.
Check the installer's online help on how to do this.
(Replace hda with the actual name of your harddisk, if it is different).
You can find further explanations in the Large-Disk-HOWTO.