Subject: Re: Drive size limitation?
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/14/2000 09:34:26
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 01:30:04AM -0500, Dave Huang wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > Mine's an IBM DTLA-307030:
> > wd0: 29314MB, 16383 cyl, 16 head, 63 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 60036480 sectors
> Hmm, from what I saw on IBM's web site
> (, you can
> limit the reported cylinder count to 4096, or you can jumper it so that
> it reports 15 heads rather than 16. I didn't see anything that causes
> the drive to appear as two drives to the host...

Hmm.. sorry, I was mistaken, then.. I had read about some jumper that limits
the size, I should have checked the manual before posting..  (Anyway, it's
still weird how these kludges are required year after year..)