[rescue] replacing Ultra 5/10 IDE drives?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Aug 25 11:20:44 CDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 04:31:19PM +0000, jjhartley at att.net wrote:

> However, I have another question about replacing the current drives
> found in Ultra 5's/10's.  The IDE standard & drives available today
> has morphed beyond what the IDE controller on these boxes can handle,
> but what if I did exactly this?  Could the existing controller take
> advantage of a portion of these newer larger disks?  Can anyone tell
> me the size of the largest drive that the 5/10 can handle?   
> I'm not clear as to what is involved with Sun's fingerprinting
> process, hence, I'm asking some of these questions.  I appreciate any
> candor passed on. 

I believe the upper limit is somewhere near 120 gigs, but I personally
haven't tried more than 80.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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