[buug] Can't get Linux to see more than 2 GiB on 75GXP
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Dec 21 10:58:34 PST 2001
begin Patrick Soltani quotation:
> Is the drive scsi or IDE?
He said "/dev/hde", so IDE.
My status as an inveterate SCSI bigot gets more deeply entrenched all
the time, I must say. With SCSI, these things just don't crop up.
Will, you have to enable sector translation (LBA, or ECHS, or something
like that) in your ROM BIOS Setup. Because IDE (or more properly, ATA)
is brain-dead, and relies on BIOS drive-table information to a
"Is it not the beauty of an asynchronous form of discussion that one can go and
make cups of tea, floss the cat, fluff the geraniums, open the kitchen window
and scream out it with operatic force, volume, and decorum, and then return to
the vexed glowing letters calmer of mind and soul?" -- The Cube, forum3000.org
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