200 GB Maxtor drive (48bit LBA) ?

paul linux.new at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon May 31 13:49:08 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-31 at 14:17, Paul Reilly wrote:
> It all depends on the Linux kernel that comes with the FC2 boot
> cdroms. If that kernel was not built with 48bit LBA then it won't
> recognise any disk bigger than 130GB. ie, so they could have included
> it in FC1, but forgot to include it in FC2. If you could recompile the
> kernel you'd be fine, but you need to install it, before you can recompile
> it. Does anyone have a FC2 working on a 200Gb disk?
> Paul
I have a maxtor 200GB IDE drive and am running FC2 and it recognises it
fine, although i did upgrade from FC1 by dvd.
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