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SubjectRe: Answer (Re: Cylinder limits jumper for drives over 32GB)
On Mar 28, Andre Hedrick wrote:

> You set your system up to boot because your AWARD BIOS of 05/14/99 and

my DFI K6BV3+ bios dated 08/05/99 still had the same bug(s)!
fortuneately I got a newer bios version which now supports my 40GB disk.

> Solution............make the drive full size and tell your BIOS a LIE!
> We discard it anyways.........and query the drive for reality.

WARNING: this doesn't work for all bios versions !!!

for my old DFI bios version, it was _not_ possible to start the system
even if I've specified <32GB disk size as user settings in the bios setup.

a recent article of german magazine c't tells the same: using bios user setting
below 32GB as workaround to start/boot with 40GB disks only works for some bios versions,
not for all main boards (as my DFI board has prooven:(

All SCSI disks will from now on ___ _____
be required to send an email notice 0--,| /OOOOOOO\
24 hours prior to complete hardware failure! <_/ / /OOOOOOOOOOO\
Harald Koenig, \/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/
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