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    SubjectRE: 48-bit IDE [Re: 160gb disk showing up as 137gb]
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    Unfortunately, I was recalling some article I read last year that said you
    needed upgraded firmware (such as upgraded motherboard or new PCI card) to
    get > 137GB support. I should have verified that my information was still
    correct.

    And here I made sure the motherboard I bought this month had 133 support so
    I could use future large hard drives on it :) At least I finally have
    support for my ATA100 drives at something faster than ATA33.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Martin Bene [mailto:martin.bene@icomedias.com]
    Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2002 10:34 AM
    To: Kevin Krieser; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
    Subject: AW: 48-bit IDE [Re: 160gb disk showing up as 137gb]


    Hi Kevin,

    > You need an IDE controller that supports ATA133. For most existing
    > computers, that is going to require a new card.

    That actually turns out not to be the case.

    While you do need a new controller if you want to use ATA133, the LBA48
    addressing scheme in no way depends on ATA133. Running a 160GB disk on your
    old ATA100 (or ATA66 or ATA33) controller works just fine.

    Bye, Martin

    -----Original Message-----
    >
    >
    > From: linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org
    > [mailto:linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org]On Behalf Of Ville Herva
    > Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2002 7:56 AM
    > To: Martin Bene; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
    > Subject: 48-bit IDE [Re: 160gb disk showing up as 137gb]
    >
    >
    > On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 12:16:06PM +0200, you [Martin Bene] wrote:
    > >
    > > IDE: The kernel IDE driver needs to support 48-bit
    > addresseing to support
    > > 160GB.
    > >
    > > (...) however, you can do something about the linux ATA driver: code
    > > is in the 2.4.19-pre tree, it went in with 2.4.19-pre3.
    >
    > But which IDE controllers support 48-bit addressing? Not all
    > of them? Does
    > linux IDE driver support 48-bit for all of them? Do they require BIOS
    > upgrade in order to operate 48-bit?
    >
    > Or can I just grab a 160GB Maxtor and 2.4.19-preX, stick them
    > into whatever
    > box I have and be done with it?
    >
    >
    >
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