[svlug] 137GB HD limit?

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Tue Jul 22 08:55:23 PDT 2003

On Tue, 22 Jul 2003 01:53:15 -0700 
Erik Steffl <steffl at bigfoot.com> wrote:

> Is there a 137GB HD limit in linux kernel? It looks like I can only
> access about that much of 250GB SATA (Serial ATA drive).

My understanding is that you need to rebuild your kernel with the
options for your IDE chipset.

> BTW this is on debian unstable with 2.4.21-ac4 kernel (that's the one
> that has SATA driver), MB is intel D865PERL, Maxtor SATA HD (250GTB).

No idea.  I've never run a system for more than a day or so with a
kernel I didn't build from raw sources.

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