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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


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