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by SpiderSense
Mon Dec 01, 2003 6:24 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Linux and 137 GB limit
Replies: 10
Views: 3974

newjeepr, you were able to get gentoox with 2.4.22 kernel to read a drive over 137gigs? that means my 160gig "Partition 6 Takes Rest of the Drive" can run Gentoox on F?
can you let me know exactly how you did it?

Thanks!
by SpiderSense
Thu Nov 06, 2003 2:31 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Install failed on F drive - Large HD support - lba48 bios?
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

fuz, my X2 bios recognizes the 160gig (i xbtooled it), but it is when i run gentoox 3.0 (or 2.1 with new kernel) that i have problems--cromwell 2.27.

this thread explains it ...
viewtopic.php?t=406
by SpiderSense
Thu Nov 06, 2003 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Large hard drive LBA48 users Beware
Replies: 12
Views: 6601

Terra, thank very much for the info!! I posted this problem, but got no help. http://forums.shallax.com/viewtopic.php?t=394 My X2 bios uses the rest of the drive for F. I fear adding drive G will kill all data off F. I guess I'll just live with Gentoox on E. Wish I can just xbtool cromwell. Thanks f...
by SpiderSense
Tue Nov 04, 2003 7:41 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Install failed on F drive - Large HD support - lba48 bios?
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

lba48 support

Anyone use a harddrive that is over 137gigs? with F drive taking rest of drive? success with Gentoox F drive install?

I think I need a bios that can recognize a 160gig HD.
by SpiderSense
Tue Nov 04, 2003 1:48 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Install failed on F drive - Large HD support - lba48 bios?
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

Install failed on F drive - Large HD support - lba48 bios?

My install on F drive fails after first reboot with a kernel panic. I believe the mount process is failing and/or says something about read-only. Gentoox cannot see my F drive. This started when I first upgraded 2.1 home to the kernel 2.4.22 and 3 attempts thereafter. Install onto E works ok, but I ...