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SubjectRe: 160gb maxtor with promise ultra 100
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Kelsey Hudson proclaimed:

> Check promise's website for a bios update for the controller. the earlier
> versions of the ultra100 don't have 48 bit lba support, if i recall
> correctly.

Neither does the latest I know of (2.01 Build 27). This shouldn't be the
problem, though, since the machine boots from SCSI. The Maxtor drives
are just cheap data storage. I also think that the linux driver does not
use the BIOS at all, just the hardware.

Well, let's hope for 2.4.19. Will use the onboard IDE for the time
being.

Holger
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