Re: Can't use all of my disk in my SS20.
On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 04:13:56PM +0100, Chris Andrew wrote:
> Hi, all.
> I have succesfully installed Etch on my SS20. I have 2 harddrives, both
> The first HDD will only let me use 200 megs of it. I have tried all sorts
> of formatting, but it just won't let me touch most of the drive. When I do
> fdisk /dev/sdb, it just shows the two partitions that I have created, plus
> the Sun "whole disk" partition. I still can't do anything with almost 2
> gigs of HDD. Can anyone tell me how I can get around this?
I ran into this when I used parted to partition the disk. Could not
complete the install as a result. Got around it by using good ol' fdisk
Mind you, it only happened on 1 machine out of 5. I think all the others
had bigger disks.