[rescue] fastest Ultra 5 marketed by Sun?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Sun Jul 22 10:37:44 CDT 2007

On Sunday 22 July 2007 11:11, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> >From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
> >Date: 2007/07/21 Sat PM 11:50:26 CDT
> >To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> >Subject: Re: [rescue] fastest Ultra 5 marketed by Sun?
> >
> >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 the time).

I don't see how this can be so, considering that the Blade 100s we've 
got at work won't do LBA48, either (which are newer than any Ultra 5/10 

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