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[ubuntu] Large HDD HPA problem

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I have recently exchanged my broken 80Gb HDD on my Cybermaxx Laptop with a 320Gb HDD. I have flashed my BIOS to the most recent version I could find (and my Laptop is not very new but it came with Windows XP so it actually should support larger disk drives). During installation of either Windows or Ubuntu I only get to set up 137Gb, the rest of the drive is not available. I have also checked with gparted if there is unused space but found nothing. Starting with the Live CD and checking with the Disk utility results in the same. And obviously in my BIOS I only see 1 (Hardware)