[ltp] T43 will only accept small disk

cristian bono linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:10:00 +0000

partition manager will do
or plug the new drive to another laptop and partition the drive=20
them install o/s

> On Feb 8, 2016, at 13:07, "Henrique de Moraes Holschuh" <hmh@hmh.eng.br> =
>> On Mon, 08 Feb 2016, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> I have three T43's in my ancient machine collection.
>> They have disks of sizes 60GB, 120GB, 240GB.
>> One of the machines will only accept the 60GB disk.
> Did you try to use a 1GiB ~ 2GiB /boot partition at the start of the disk=
> host the kernels and the boot loader?  It should work...
>> Is it likely that a BIOS upgrade would solve this problem?
>> I have looked through the BIOS and don't see
>> any possible change there.
> There is no good reason to run outdated firmware in a IBM T4x ThinkPad.
> Please update.
> --=20
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