Subject: Maxtor 160GB drives
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/21/2002 10:46:44
I'm thinking of hosting a large database that requires just short of
800GB of storage.  Using Maxtor 160GB drives this would only take 5
drives to do.  Do these Maxtor drives and the new-fangled larger
seek-offset IDE controllers work with Netbsd yet?  

As I understand it the new IDE commands added another two bytes (or
so) to the size of the seek offset, since the older seek topped out at

       Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
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