I have installed Debian Woody 3.0r1 (stock bf24 2.4.18 kernel) on a new PC,
but Linux is able to see only about 130 GB of space on one of the machine's
hard disks, a 200 GB Maxtor 6Y200P0 ATA unit. The full capacity of the disk
is correctly recognized by both the BIOS, and a recent Slackware. I have
done only a quick test with Slackware and I can't remember its version, but
I seem to remember it had a 2.4.21 kernel.
Why isn't Debian able to use the full disk? Do I have to build a custom
kernel? Do ...