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Wes Newell
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      12-26-2008, 08:09 AM
On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 06:59:36 +0100, sergiorom wrote:

> Have a new 160GB HD, replace of a 120gb, conected at the High Point 370
> controller on the KG7 mainboard. The HPT tell me that have a disk of
> 134217 M, and winXP SP3 see as 128GB.


134217x1024= 137GB, The limit of your old HPT bios.

> For the HD manufacturer (Hitachi) the disc should be recognised of 160GB
> if XP has SP3, but is not in my case.


That's probably because Win uses the bios for it's info.

> With IBM OS/2 warp the HD is see as 152 GB. Mainboard bios version is:
> 761-686B-6A6SA1AC-5W 10/22/2001, the HPT 370 bios version is: 1.11.0402.
>
> Any idea ?


Find a newer bios that has the upgraded HPT upgraded bios in it. Sorry, I
don't have one. Good luck with that.

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      12-27-2008, 10:41 PM
On Sat, 27 Dec 2008 16:09:44 +0100, sergiorom wrote:

> Just flashed KG7 bios with V. DS that enable HPT controller to read disk
> over 136GB (I found the new bios, simply, on Abit web page), and now HPT
> see a 160GB drive, but WinXP SP3 still see it as a 128GB !?!?
>


I don't use Windows. If you fdisked it under windows originally it may
have only created a 128GB partition, and until you expand it, that's all
it will show iirc.

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