Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Archos HD Upgrade
Re: Archos HD Upgrade
From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 09:53:51 +0100 (CET)
On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Neon John wrote:
>> There is a 120gb limit imposed by the USB bridge chip. Other than
> Blew that one, didn't I? 137gb limit. I was thinking that the biggest
> drive I've seen is 120gb and typed the wrong thing.
Allow me to add to the confusion! ;-)
137GB is the amount of data if one gigabyte is 1000,000,000 bytes. If a
gigabyte is 1024*1024*1024 bytes as in the computer world outside the silly
harddrive manufacturers, the limit is 128GB.
And the biggest drives available below this limit (counting either way), are
-- Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/Received on 2006-03-07