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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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