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Date:      Mon, 30 Apr 2001 08:07:56 -0400
From:      Nathan Vidican <>
To:        Anton Alin-Adrian <>
Subject:   Re: (Freebsd doesn't see disks larger than 8gb; was: "No Subject")
Message-ID:  <>
References:  <000001c0ce84$8c67ed40$70cfe7c1@burebista>

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Anton Alin-Adrian wrote:
> First of all, thank you for your kindness.. What i mean is i know freebsd
> does not see a hdd bigger then 8GB. Sure you can't on a Mac :).

I beg your pardon? I've got several 60Gig ATA100 disks running under
FreeBSD. What do you mean it doesn't see an HDD bigger than 8Gig? If
using the mylex RAID (ml) then the system cannot boot off of a disk
using the 8gig geometry; but it can most certainly 'see' larger disks
than 8gb!

Nathan Vidican
Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.

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