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seagate SATA with RedHat Linux

Hello,

I get the following message when using Redhat linux command

#fdisk /dev/sdc

THe number of cylinders for this disk is set to 30401. There is nothing with that, but this is larger than 1024.

How do I overcome this error message?
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kyleb84Commented:
It's not an error message as such...

Its a warning that having a drive configured for > 1024 cylinders is not compatible with older OS's etc...

When using Linux and/or  Window that was release in the last 10 years it has no meaning, and can be ignored.

If you really want to change it, have a look here:

"How to use Fdisk to initialize your new hard disk"

http://linux.omnipotent.net/article.php?article_id=6979

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kyleb84Commented:
BE WARNED:

If there's existing data on that disk, DO NOT adjust the C/H/S values - you might not be able to access your data.
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