Re: 40GB HDD is not supported

Re: 40GB HDD is not supported


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Posted by Henry on November 28, 2001 at 21:36:24:

In Reply to: 40GB HDD is not supported posted by shyam on November 26, 2001 at 00:40:16:

: I have a slot1 motherboard running pII 400 cpu, 8GB HDD.The motherboard has ALI531 chipset. this motherboard does not have onboard vga/audio/modem. I am unable to use seagate 40GB HDD. Please help

: thanx

: shyam


You have given us NO CLUE what hardware you have but I am CERTAIN that you DO NOT have BIOS support for large HDDs.

Simplest, surest, quickest, safest way to get large HDD support is to get an ATA/66 expansion card - it will support four ADDITIONAL IDE devices and HDDs up to about 128GB. ATA/100 or ATA/133 will work too, but cost more and don't deliver much, IF ANY, more performance.

Good Luck,
Henry




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