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Any ideas? How can I tell fedora to use 700GB, and do I have reformat to do this?

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
                      124G  3.9G  114G   4% /
/dev/sda1             194M   23M  162M  12% /boot
tmpfs                 995M  320K  994M   1% /dev/shm

Hyper-V settings:

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Thank you,

pvdisplay -C:

  PV         VG        Fmt  Attr PSize   PFree
  /dev/sda2  vg_mycomp lvm2 a-   127.29G    0

lvdisplay -C:

  LV      VG        Attr   LSize   Origin Snap%  Move Log Copy%  Convert
  lv_root vg_mycomp -wi-ao 125.36G                                      
  lv_swap vg_mycomp -wi-ao   1.94G

vgdisplay -C:

  VG        #PV #LV #SN Attr   VSize   VFree
  vg_mycomp   1   2   0 wz--n- 127.29G    0
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The Linux install is using LVM, so it may be that the space is there but for some reason not allocated to any volume. I suggest that you add the output of the following to your question as it may offer clues: "pvdisplay -C", "vgdisplay -C" and "lvdisplay -C" – David Spillett Aug 29 '09 at 22:24
Ran the commands and pasted the output into the question. Any ideas? – barfoon Sep 2 '09 at 17:22
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Your disk is a Dynamically expanding disk right?

There is a limit of 127G for this type of disk. More details here

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Hyper V 2008 R2 addresses this issue to use 48-bit LBA making max size of hard drive 2 TB. Unfortunately some Linux distro's are not seeing it. The Linux Integrated Components may help but I am not sure. I am interested in proceeding in the direction you have by using LVM with a bunch of drives (maybe even using the SCSI controller, which does see the entire 2 TB).

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