[SCENIC T] D1188 - HDD > 137Gb

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[SCENIC T] D1188 - HDD > 137Gb

Postby c0rle0ne » Thu Jan 10, 2008 9:00

Hello,

I ve got a old computer Scenic T i815 (MB D1188) and i would like to install a HDD with a size > 137Gb. The bios seems to not recognize it with the correct size.

Is there a bios update to install? or is it definatly not possible to install such hard drive.

Thanks in advance.

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Albéric

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Postby Juggernaut » Mon Jan 14, 2008 17:25

No, this mainboard's BIOS doesn't support such big harddisks, and there is no update. It's simply too old :(

The missing feature is called "48bit LBA", and was invented quite a bit after this board was released...

If you would like to give it a try anyway, the newest BIOS is 1.14

http://support.fujitsu-siemens.com/Down ... 0A05C92FE7

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Postby Dave O » Tue Jan 15, 2008 17:26

I've never had this problem, so I'm just thinking out loud. Would partitioning the drive to multiple smaller sizes let you get the full capacity. Again I don't know if this would work? :?
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