Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Successful hard disk upgrade to Archos Recorder
Re: Successful hard disk upgrade to Archos Recorder
From: Christian Marg <christian.marg_at_tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 20:21:28 +0100
ian douglas wrote:
>> Sadly, this is going to be the last HD upgrade on our beloved Archos
>> because 128 GiB is the limit...
> I just purchased a 300GB external USB drive (Seagate) ... do the
> external drives have extra controller logic that an internal drive
> wouldn't have for accessing information beyond a certain sector count or
Yes, external USB drives all feature an USB to IDE bridge that is (or
should be) USB Mass Storage compatible.
This bridge has to support 48-Bit LBA-addressing to access more than
128GiB. But, as already was said, the MAS300 (?) that is used in JBR
only supports 128GiB...
Received on 2006-03-21