Thanks to all those who responded. Special thanks go out to Tom Lojewski
and Hellmar Becker.
What I ended up doing is manually labeling the disk. I got the "User
Sectors Per Drive" from Western Digital (87.930.864) and determined the
number of cylinders with the formula:
((User Sectors) / (Heads*Tracks))-2 = cylinders.
heads and tracker both = 64
Using this I arrived at 21465 and pluged that into format. Format came
2 backup wu 0 - 21464 41.92GB (21465/0/0) 87920640
then I just ran through the normal partitioning routine.
Everything appears to work fine. No problems writing/reading data. I
didn't do any prom upgrades or patches.
Thanks again for everyones responses.
> I just put a 45Gig EIDE drive on my U5 and format is coming up with only
> 10.3Gig total. Did I miss something? The machine is running Solaris
> 2.8. I was under the impression that the machine/os would be able to
> handle anything. I know that I've talked to someone that had a 34gig on
> their's. Any suggestions as to a cause/fix would be great.
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