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Subject: Re: RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD

Re: RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD

From: Manuel Dejonghe <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
Date: 2006-06-20

On 6/20/06, David Pedersen <dav-ped@frisurf.no> wrote:
> Could anyone please clearify something for me here. I have - for a backup
> media - a 160gb HDD for my computer. It is an external one, and connects via
> the USB2.0 interface. I never had any problem crossing the 137Gb limit on
> this unit. So, why should it be a problem on the Jukeboxes? Do they have a
> special USB circuit? Or is this limit only valid on USB1 / usb1.1?

It's a limitation of the chip that does the ata->usb.
While the chip in your hdd-enclosure may well support larger disks, it
is known that the archos devices have a chip that does not support it.

~lImbua
Received on Tue Jun 20 18:51:34 2006


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