size reported wrong in fdisk

size reported wrong in fdisk


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Posted by SCOTT GANTT on May 16, 2000 at 22:06:13:

I just installed an older 540MB conner HD in a small 486
machine that I intended to give to a couple of kids who
don't have a computer.
When I ran fdisk to setup the partition, I got the message
that the total disk size was 12MB not 540MB. There are
no other partitions on this drive and it will only
format to 12MB. Any ideas???



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