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SubjectRe: 48-bit Drives Incorrectly reporting 255 Heads?
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 01:31:08PM -0600, John Riggs wrote:
> With the 2.4.20 kernel, I have a 40GB disk with 240 heads, with 48-bit

I don't beleive that. 240 heads, baloney!
Unless it is a very old drive it probably has 4 or 5 heads.
Quite likely it has only 2 or 3.

A 240 head drive would have to have multiple heads per
surface or the stack of disks on the spindle would be about
5 feet tall.

J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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