SATA problems (Abit IP35-Pro)

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Mar 14 18:29:32 UTC 2008

> errors), and I was able to install. However, fdisk thinks that the geometry
> is "incorrect", and insists on a different one (it says the drives have
> 476gb rather than 500gb).

it says true. 500 billion bytes which is about 465GB - standard marketing 
trick today.

it's all right

> I can install with this AHCI setup, but have no idea what the implications
> are. Is there a known fix for SATA/IDE? Or is AHCI better?
use AHCI if you can.

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