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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
> 2.1Gb.
> 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
in stead.
Mind you, it only happened on 1 machine out of 5. I think all the others
had bigger disks.


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