I seem to remember that non BX intel motherboards <pre BX> don't recognize
more than 8GB in the BIOS. I think linux had some kind of workaround for
this <not use the BIOS :)>
You may be experiencing a similar problem.
I have a 15 GB drive :)
On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Nathan Vidican wrote:
> Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 08:07:56 -0400
> To: Anton Alin-Adrian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> From: Nathan Vidican <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: (Freebsd doesn't see disks larger than 8gb; was: "No
> Anton Alin-Adrian wrote:
> > First of all, thank you for your kindness.. What i mean is i know
> > does not see a hdd bigger then 8GB. Sure you can't on a Mac :).
> I beg your pardon? I've got several 60Gig ATA100 disks running under
> FreeBSD. What do you mean it doesn't see an HDD bigger than 8Gig? If
> using the mylex RAID (ml) then the system cannot boot off of a disk
> using the 8gig geometry; but it can most certainly 'see' larger disks
> than 8gb!
> Nathan Vidican
> Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.
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