[svlug] 137GB HD limit?

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Tue Jul 22 17:18:13 PDT 2003


On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 04:38:41PM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> 
>   BTW since linux doesn't use BIOS for disk reads what would BIOS not 
> supporting disks over 137GB mean?

Err... Not too sure.  I'm really a newbie when it comes to PC hardware,
BIOSes and the like.  However, I DID need to upgrade my BIOS (CMOS?) for
Linux to be able to recognize the drive as having full 120GB capacity.


<snip>
>   I guess it's SATA driver, but I can't find any details...

:^(  Good luck!!

-bill!

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