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SubjectRe: 48-bit Drives Incorrectly reporting 255 Heads?
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On Iau, 2003-08-21 at 06:38, jw schultz wrote:
> 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.

PC class hardware is all about layers of compatibility hacks.
IDE "geometry" became fictional before 540Mb disks. Sectors/track
etc is all made up too nowdays.

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