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SubjectRe: Bigggg Maxtor drives (fwd)
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
large portion of the disk ;)

Rik
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