[TriLUG] Any problems with a 160 GB IDE disk?
jgroves at krenim.org
Tue Sep 14 13:00:06 EDT 2004
Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
>On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, David Rasch wrote:
>>I had good luck on one of my systems disabling the hard disk in the
>>bios (the bios only detected 138GB of 200GB).
>I've had to do this with all my old machines as the disks get larger than
>the BIOS can handle. The problem then is that you can't boot off the hard
>disk anymore. I solved this for Linux 2.4.x kernels by booting off a
>floppy, but you can't boot off a floppy with 2.6.x, so I guess these older
>machines will stay at 2.4.x
>Are there any other solutions?
Installing an additional 10GB drive to boot off of :-\
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