[svlug] Aaaaaaaarrrrrggggggg!

Rafael Skodlar,,, raffi at linwin.com
Tue Aug 13 23:33:17 PDT 2002

Other than trying to change drive modes, LBA or whatever else is
available in BIOS setup it's hard to see anything else. You may try to
move the troubled drive to secondary master position if it makes any
difference. Make sure your drives are not both master or slave at the
same time.

On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 11:10:19PM -0700, svlug at gory.org wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Aug, at 22:10:40 -0700, Marc MERLIN <marc_news at merlins.org> wrote:
> > 
> > I have some faint memory that the windows floppy format GUI has some option
> > to make the floppy bootable.
> > You may want to try that.
> > 
> > Marc
> > (I still keep dos 3.1, 6.0, and 7.0 boot floppies around for that exact
> > reason)

Marc, some people were born after DOS...

> Well, I was pointed to bootdisk.com where the Dr Dos boot floppy was
> exactly what I needed.
> So now my BIOS is all updated, but it didn't give me the result I was
> expecting.  I'm still only getting 32Gb reported for the capacity of
> this drive -- even in the new BIOS.  And accordingly, linux's only
> showing the same:
> hdb: IC35L080AVVA07-0, ATA DISK drive
> hdb: 66055248 sectors (33820 MB) w/1863KiB Cache, CHS=4111/255/63, UDMA(33)
> Anyone have any ideas?
> Thanks to all who responded,
> -Charlie
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