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SubjectRE: 10.2 Gig HDD
In <000001be44fe$314f11c0$15f431ca@lennon.igrin.co.nz> Craig Whitmore (lennon@igrin.co.nz) wrote:
> I tried linux hda=1247,255,63
> I have kernel 2.0.36 (Redhat 5.2 base system)
> Booting off a boot floppy .... Loads up
> and hda: QUANTUM FIREBALL EX10.2A 9789MB w/418kB Cache, CHS=1247/255/63,
> UDMA
> To my Knowledge 9789MB Not Equal 10.2Gig
> If I boot up in Windows with this drive it says it should be 10263MB
> Total,Total LBA Sectors 20033055
> Windows Finds it great (there is a 8.4? Gig limit on win95?) whcih the disk
> manager fixes?

> What is the problem? Me? Linux? The Bios? The Machine? Or can't I add up
> right?

You can't add up right, of course. See:

1247*255*63=20033055 LBA sectors
20033055*512=10256924160 bytes
10256924160/1048576=9781Mb

No problem with me. Just standard problem with different Mb's and Gb's :-)





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