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Re: SV: [linux-lvm] Getting 200GB ATA133 and Promise Ultra133 to work



> Yes, I bought Promise Ultra ATA/133 controller thinking this would support
> big drives.
> One problem is support for LBA48, which 2.4.18 didn't have.

> What is the difference between LVM1 and LVM2? Do I have to redo the lvm
> using LVM2 to get access to big disc support?

No, LVM 1 support big drives. I am using 160GB Maxtor without problems
with LVM 1 and Promis U133 cards and kernels 2.4.19+.

Have  you  checked  the partition table on the drive? Try removing the
old  one  and  create  use  the  entire  disk  with  LVM, instead of a
partition.

> Regards,

> //Bjorn

>> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
>> Från: Anders Widman [mailto:andewid tnonline net]
>> Skickat: den 19 januari 2003 16:58
>> Till: Bjorn
>> Kopia: linux-lvm sistina com
>> Ämne: Re: [linux-lvm] Getting 200GB ATA133 and Promise Ultra133 to work
>> 
>> > Hello!
>> 
>> > I have Slackware 8.1 and activated lvm on 4 200GB Maxtor ATA133 drives.
>> > Only 130 GB became useable on each drive. Upgrading Linux kernel to
>> 2.4.20
>> > and downloading LVM2 and device mapper from sestina. Doing 2.4.19 patch
>> on
>> > 2.4.20. Still lvm thinks it is 130 GB drives.
>> > What is the trick to use 200GB drives?
>> 
>> Do  you  have  a  IDE  controller  that  support  BIG Drive Technology
>> (132GB+)?
>> 
>> > Regards,
>> 
>> > //Bjorn
>> 


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