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Re: Problem with disk space

Check your Lilo. If you have an old system, you might need to append /linear in roder to see all 40Gigs!

Jenner Almánzar <jalfa666@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks!!!
> It sounds very good to me, i understand you perfectly, now, can you think of
> any reason why in the BIOS i can see the 40Gb disk and when i'm going to
> create the partitions, on linux, it only reads 8Gb?
> Jenner
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <punt45ACP@netscape.net>
> To: <jalfa666@yahoo.com>
> Cc: <punt45ACP@netscape.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2001 10:24 AM
> Subject: Re: Problem with disk space
> > Nope,
> > It just means that when using LBA (provided your BIOS ain't antique!), you
> will be able to address above the 8GB point. Booting from BEYOND 8GB might
> (or will) be a problem.
> > To summarize: partition your disk at will, but make sure you've got a
> small (< 20MB) Ext2fs partition with mointpoint "/boot" BEFORE the 8GB
> point. Your root, usr, dev and whatever partitions you want to have can be
> beyond the 8GB.
> >
> > Jenner Almánzar <jalfa666@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > But, should i ignore that it only reads 8Gb instead of 40Gb?
> > >

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