[geeks] [JuliaSacks930 at hotmail.com: [janglo] INFO4U: My Ipod Broke My Computer]
Geoffrey S. Mendelson
gsm at mendelson.com
Tue Jan 17 13:05:25 CST 2006
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 01:04:19PM -0500, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> i've just acquired a beige g3, so i've studied up on these a bit.
> afaik the ide flaw is the same as the u5/u10  - 48-bit addressing,
> limiting drives to 128G, though there's supposed to be a clever hack
> that involves partitioning larger drives. 
No, the problem is that the DMA transfers are too fast for the chip
to keep up and you get data corruption.
You could fix it with a third party driver under OS 8 and 9, OSX up until
10.2 included an automatic work around. It was dropped in 10.3.
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