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Re: Cannot see all of harddrive in Ultra 5

On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 05:09:33PM +0200, David List wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jun 2003, Ben Collins wrote:
> >You need to send the dmesg of the drives detection, so we can see what
> >the kernel thinks.
> I have inserted it below.
> There is a line in the dmesg output that actually tells the right data
> on the harddrive. I gather that means that the kernel *is* able to see
> all of the drive.
> >Also, with fdisk, did you tell it to create a new Sun disk label, and
> >choose "Custom" with all the default values?
> No. The first thing I tried, however, was installing Solaris 7 Server
> which, of course, created a Sun Label. Solaris never saw more than about
> 13.5GB either.
> I will try creating a Sun Disk Label with Linux fdisk and return to tell
> how that went.

Yeah, do the fdisk sun label thing. If the kernel can see, it, then so
can fdisk. The reason it wouldn't before is probably because Solaris put
a bad disk label on there.

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