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SubjectRe: Bigggg Maxtor drives (fwd)
Rik van Riel wrote:

>On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Jim Crilly wrote:
>
>>Actually it would seem this is just Andre's, not so subtle, way of
>>trying to prove that his ATA133/48-bit addressing patches need
>>included in 2.4.
>>
>
>I think you'll agree with him the moment you end up with
>a cheap 160 GB drive in your machine and the old driver
>(which is limited to 32(?)-bit LBA) won't let you use a
>
28-bit addressing space with 512 byte sectors in fact.
Max corresponding capacity : 2^28 x 512 = 2^37 = 128 GiB ~ 137 GB

LB.

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