> But will this make any difference since the BIOS will > still only see the first 33GB of the drive? > No matter which mode (LBA, LARGE, AUTO) I use in the > BIOS settings to access the drive, the largest it will > see is 33512MB. Not necessarily. Linux doesn't use the BIOS for much there. (And win2k shouldn't either, but you never know, and you can't exactly *fix* anything, eh?) > I take it motherboard manufacturers do not quote > how large a disk their BIOS will recognise for a > particular board, yes? Any recent bios revivision should handle it. John -- # John Madden weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ICQ: 2EB9EA # FreeLists, Free mailing lists for all: //www.freelists.org # UNIX Systems Engineer, Ivy Tech State College: http://www.ivy.tec.in.us # Linux, Apache, Perl and C: All the best things in life are free!