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Subject: Re: maximum HDD addressable space

Re: maximum HDD addressable space

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 16:06:41 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 13 May 2004, Carl Anderson wrote:

> My question is, what are the limitations to the physical addressable hard
> drive space? In other words, how big is too big? I'm assuming that the
> Archos hardware can only address so much space.

The limitation in the current Rockbox ATA code is 128 GB (which hard drives
manufactorers would call ~138GB).

The largest ever announced hard drive that is 2.5" 9mm and fits within the
Archos is 100GB.

 Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2004-05-13

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