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    SubjectRe: Bigggg Maxtor drives (fwd)
    I would think that you lose that space to formatting (would it not get 
    the size of the drive from the bios?), but I stand open for correction.

    -Ben Carrell

    Andre Hedrick wrote:

    >another update request --
    >---------- Forwarded message ----------
    >Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 12:16:12 -0800
    >Subject: Bigggg Maxtor drives
    >Hi there. As I understand it you're the linux IDE guy,
    >so if you don't mind answering a question for me, I'd
    >appriciate it.
    >I recently bought a Maxtor 4G160J8. This hard drive is
    >Maxtor's biggest harddrive as of yet, coming in at
    >160GB. Linux sees this drive as a mere 134 or so gigs
    >as shown by the below:
    >hde: Maxtor 4G160J8, ATA DISK drive
    >hde: 268435455 sectors (137439 MB) w/2048KiB Cache,
    >CHS=266305/16/63, UDMA(33) hde: hde1
    >Do I need to pass the kernel any arguments though grub
    >to see the full size, or is this just a kernel level
    >Any help is appriciated.
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