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    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?

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