[lkml]   [2002]   [Apr]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
Subject48-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?

-- v --
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:25    [W:0.059 / U:2.404 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site