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    SubjectRe: over 5Gb missing from a 13.5Gb disk
     how about not using LBA but plain CHS mode in your BIOS settings? this
    might help AFAIK.

    Wichert Akkerman <> wrote:
    >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..


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