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SubjectRe: Big-ish SCSI disks
On Fri, 25 May 2001, Greg Johnson wrote:

> Hi kernel poeple,
>
> Can anyone out there say for certain that 76GB SCSI disks should
> just work with kernel versions 2.2 and/or 2.4? We need to get some
> big disk space and have heard reports of problems with disks
> bigger than 30GB under linux.

I set up a machine at work a few months ago with two Seagate 73GB
Ultra160 drives (model ST173404LW) using the Adaptec AIC-7899 adapter
on board a ServerWorks LE chipset based motherboard. Everything has
been working fine using the stock RedHat 7.0 2.2.16-22smp kernel. I
also played with some 2.4.1-ac kernels to try out ReiserFS, and also
had no problems using the disks.

Scott


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