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SubjectRe: 2.4.x kernels, big ide disks and old bios
> Good to hear that it works OK. Sooner or later setmax or something
> similar must become part of the standard kernel, but so far I've
> gotten almost no feedback. Can you give the disk manufacturer and model
> (mail aeb@cwi.nl)?

Well, yes, as I had not said it on my previous mail, I'm not putting any
geometry or anything like that on lilo, the disk I have now working like
that is a 60Gigs Seagate Model=ST340823A which is recogniced by Linux as...

hda: 66055248 sectors (33820 MB) w/512KiB Cache, CHS=4111/255/63, UDMA(33)

Of course after using setmax I can access the hole disk.

I have also tried this on a 80 Gigs Seagate Model=ST380020A and it also
works ok.

Regards...
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Manty/BestiaTester -> http://manty.net
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