[rescue] fastest Ultra 5 marketed by Sun?
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Sat Jul 21 23:50:26 CDT 2007
On Sat, 21 Jul 2007, James Hartley wrote:
> Can someone comment on how size disk can the U5's IDE controller
> address? I'm adding a 160GB disk & can't find through Google whether
> the controller can address more than 128GB. After all, the U5 was
> released in the late '90's...
I think it depends on the motherboard revision. I've had an Ultra 5
that could not see past 120GB and an Ultra 10 that had a 160GB disk in
it with no problems whatsoever (and the disk was near 100% full most of
Cross-reference the 501 number on your U5's motherboard against the Sun
System Handbook. If you have the last revision, you'll probably be
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