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


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