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Re: [opensuse-factory] 10.3 RC1 installation - (Second) hard disc seen as wrong size
  • From: "Juan Erbes" <jerbes@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 12:22:38 -0300
  • Message-id: <61ec494a0709220822k37a6d0ebp403763f7cbe9e261@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
2007/9/22, Richard (MQ) <osl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Trying to do a 'new installation' of 10.3 RC1 on my primary test
> machine, for these tests I use a second 10GB HD sdb (first HD sda has
> 10.2 and 'another' OS on it).
>
> First time round, installer complained it couldn't read partition table
> (which was created a few weeks ago by a 10.3 Beta installation) -
> attempting to select manually using 'expert partitioning' YaST informed
> me it was only 4.3GB
>
> Exit & re-boot, BIOS also says 4.3G! so power off and on again and it's
> back to 10G (which is what it IS).
>

If the bios stated 4.3G, then You has a hardware problem, not a
software problem!

And if the HD is of only 10 GB, it's a little old and probably at the
end of his days.

Regards
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