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Subject: Re: Hard drive size limit?

Re: Hard drive size limit?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 22:56:45 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, Neon John wrote:

> My 80 gig JBR is full and I don't want to delete anything. I'm looking at
> larger drives. I'm wondering what the inherent limitation on drive size is
> in the FAT32 implementation in rockbox. Can it do at least a 100 gig drive?

The limit at 128GB is not imposed by the FAT code, but in the ATA layer and
thus due to the ATA<=>USB bridge.

ASAIU it, Rockbox could possibly be made to support larger disks, but you can
not access such using USB anyway. Can anyone confirm this?

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2005-10-12

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