You'r lucky :-) I've only '01 01 01 01....' after 'DMI pool DATA...' The BIOS recognize the nbrs of cylinders but not the size. I changed the jumpers to 15 heads and had no more success. I forgot, the HD is only a few mounths old (not an old one). I remember a similar message 6-10 months ago from an other user but forgot on what list :-( mess-mate On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 10:10:52 -0600 Nathan E Norman <email@example.com> wrote: | On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 12:23:42AM +0100, mess-mate wrote: | > Happy new year...... and | > I can't access my HD, 60GB, jumpers set to master. | > On the bios he's recognized as only +/- 8.5GB ??? | > Tryed several settings in the bios as auto,user,mode, etc.. | > without success. | > MB Pentium (1) 233Mhz. | > The strange thing is that he did it before I mounted him | > on my new box where he runs as a charm. | > Any help would be very appreciated. | | I must be missing something, but it doesn't really matter whether your | BIOS can "see" all of your drive or not. Linux doesn't use the BIOS | to talk to the drive, so as long as you can get linux to boot you're | ok. | | I have an ancient Pentium 90 whose BIOS is convinced that no hard | drives are attached! Yet the system boots fine :) | | -- | Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org | They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little | temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. | -- Benjamin Franklin | -- Computers are like air conditioners, they are useless when you open Windows.
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