> I've had problems where large drives (60+G)
> do these geometry tricks, and if I don't force the geometry to what I
> want, fdisk (actually, sfdisk, dunno about fdisk) doesn't see the
> entire drive.
Most likely you are talking about a disk soft-clipped by jumper.
Some BIOSes cannot handle disks larger than 32GB, so all larger
disks come with a jumper that makes the disk look like a 32GB disk.
The details depend on the disk manufacturer.
A lot of details can be found in
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