fdisk not showing full amount

  raytriplej 23:30 05 Mar 2003
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Hello again,

I have a bit of a problem. I have a 60Gig Hard drive that is recognised by my BIOS as 60 Gigs, but when I go into fdisk it says there is only 24.9 Gig's there. So when I create a partition and format it I end up with only the 24.9 Gigs. I have been through the "Display partition info" and there is nothing else there. I have search thru past threads and extensively on the net but I can't find any one that has had this problem before.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Cheers,
Ray

  powerless 23:34 05 Mar 2003

When you first go into FDISK did you select at the very beginning to enable large disc support?

  raytriplej 23:51 05 Mar 2003

Hi Powerless,
yes I chose "enable large disk support", any other ideas? I could get by with just the 24.9Gig but I don't see why I should have to. By the way, this disk was reading as a 60Gig before I wiped it all to start again.

Cheers,
Ray

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