Subject: Re: Raising NFS parameters for higher bandwith or "long fat pipe"
To: None <,>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/16/2003 12:21:26
On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 09:19:54AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> As far as the "larger than 64K reads" thing goes, yah, it is kind of 
> annoying about any drive that uses the ATA command set has this 64K 
> limitation (I think it's hard-wired into the spec, right?)

I'm pretty sure that at least some IDE drives can actually do 128K
transfers.  This comes up from time to time and eventually someone
cites a reference from the spec...