[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here
nick at pelagiris.org
Tue May 9 11:58:55 CDT 2006
IIRC 9gb drives in an SSA show up as ~8gb, 18g drives show up as ~14? possibly
16? I've never heard about 36s, but I'd expect them to show up somewhere
between 16 and 32g.
On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 11:36:09AM -0700, Don Y wrote:
> Bryan Gurney wrote:
> > Yeah, there have been plenty of "glass ceilings" along the way:
> > 33 MB (DOS FAT partition limitation IIRC)
> > 520 MB (BIOS limitation)
> > 8.4 GB (legacy INT13 limitation; solved by LBA)
> > 128 GB (LBA limitation; solved by LBA48)
> > 2.0 T (32-bit block numbering limitation (2^32 * 512k = 2.0 T) and MBR partitioning limit; solved by GPT)
> > Of course I'm leaving out a few of the Sun hardware ceilings that we've
> > encountered in the Rescue list (SSA taking only 9 GB drives maybe,
> Grrrr... it seems that there is no *definitive* word on this.
> (sigh) I'll have to get one of mine set up and try throwing
> some 18G drives in it to see what happens...
> > Sparcstation 5 maxing out with 18 GB drives).
> Eh? Is this a real limit? I have an 18G drive in mine currently
> but didn't realize that this was a "limit"...
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