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Old 03-25-2002


i installed solaris on a x86 machine and i only partition for 4 gig when it suppose to be 8. i only using 4 gig right now how can i start using the other four. please help, thanks in advance

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Old 03-26-2002
I had a similar problem with a sun box not recognizing the correct size of the HD I had installed. Sun's solution was to rearrange the size by adjusting the sectors/heads/cyls.
This could be a similar problem, and if you have the OS installed already you hosed.

Hope that gives you a lead...
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Old 03-27-2002
Have a feeling this website helps.
Check it out guys for your x86 Problem.
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