On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 10:55:18AM +0100, Thierry Godefroy wrote:

> All current day IDE drives are somewhat smaller than this upper limit, and
> within a few years, ATAPI disk drives will raise the limit considerably.
> ==============

someone should update that text I guess ;)

> I suppose your 'Gb' was 10^9 bytes one (the one HD manufacturers use in
> their spec to make your believe that you got a bigger HD) and not the
> -true- 1024^3 bytes Giga-byte, so I guess you simply hit the 128Gb limit
> as described in the doc...

pretty sure. Of course the limit is no longer there in any modern OS,
it is only the complicated byteswapping that hit Q40 and Atari users
again..

Richard

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