> I had exactly this problem with the Maxtor 61 GB drive on my
> Pentium based server. Theoretically a BIOS upgrade could fix it,
> but ASUS quit making BIOS upgrades for my motherboard two years
Ah well, join the club in my case :)
> I solved the problem by getting a Promise Ultra 100 controller
> and putting the drive on that. Works perfectly under Linux
> Mandrake 2.2.17-mdk-21 - it shows up as /dev/hde. They are
> cheap controllers if you don't get the RAID version.
Thanx.. Will try that. New machine costs more.
> Best wishes.
> Torrey Hoffman
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