[rescue] SS 10 question and Ultra 10 question

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu Jul 30 19:15:15 CDT 2009

On Thursday 30 July 2009, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " 3) On the Ultra 10, if I put in a drive larger than 128G, will it
> "work" at " all? (i.e. yes, but only use 128G?)
> yup.  the limit is that the controller simply can only generate
> 48-bit block addresses, hence the 'lba48 limit' label.  dunno about

No, LBA48 is the replacement for older 28-bit sector addresses.  LBA48 
can address 128PB of storage, assuming 512 byte sectors.

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