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SubjectRe: over 5Gb missing from a 13.5Gb disk
Previously Anton Ivanov wrote:
> I would suggest to try the following - force the number of heads, cylinders,
> tracks to a proper value before partitioning using the fdisk extended options
> (x - expert mode).

Doesn't help. I also tried telling the kernel the proper geometry on
bootup (hda=c,h,s), but the real problem appears to be that the kernel
gets the disk size wrong: it thinks it's 8Gb instead of 13.5Gb. So
whatever geometry you try to use it still won't work..

Wichert.

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