Re: 12GB IBM Travelstar recognized as 9.5GB on Inspiron 3200 with A10 BIOS?
- --- In email@example.com, "Albert Tam" <bertie@s...>
> Hello folks. I attempted to upgrade my internal HD to aAlbert:
> 12GB IBM Travelstar, but the BIOS displayed 9.5GB only.
> My BIOS is @ A10, which I believe is pretty up to date.
> I'm currently using a 6GB IBM Travelstar (I did the
> upgrade myself) and it's working fine with the A10 BIOS.
> Has anybody come across this problem too? Any remedy?
There is an A11 bios listed on the website, I dont know what it
fixes, but hell, give it a try!
Have you tested the drive on any other laptops (Dell or Non-Dell) to
see if it works or has a firmware bug from IBM? (HDs do have a
firmware, and of course, they can be bugulant)
Hope this helps
Beverly Hills, CA