Re: Debian + HardDrive 250GB
On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 02:44:16PM +0200, Lorenzo wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've an Ultra10 workstation with Debian on it.
> I just bought a new Hitachi Deskstar 250GB an install in it.
> Here is wat i get in my logs :
> hdb: HDS722525VLAT80, ATA DISK drive
> hdb: 268435455 sectors (137439 MB) w/7938KiB Cache, CHS=266305/16/63, (U)DMA
> My problem is that it only recognise a maximum of 30GB (glurps !! :-) after
> setting up with fdisk utilities.
> I tried different specifications in fdisk but no success, i'm stuck with the
> number of Cylinders : the drive specifies 266305 and fdisk don't let me
> specify more than 65535.
You need an LBA48 capable IDE controller, else it wont use > 127Gigs.
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