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

RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD

From: Joel Lardizabal <>
Date: 2006-06-09

No, Rockbox correctly identified the HDD.
The IDE interface is an electrical interface. The 137GB barrier is more of
the limitation of the older ATA protocol. Newer ATA commands provide 48-bit
LBA, breaking through the 137GB barrier. I also used Partition Magic 8.0 to
format the drive in FAT32.

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Jürgen Hestermann
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 1:29 PM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD

> Fujitsu MHV2120AH, 5400RPM
> Came form my Archos. I upgraded to a 160GB HDD.
> Location is Southern California, USA.
> Price is $125 plus shipping.
> I take paypal.

does that mean that you successfully upgraded to a 160GB HDD on Archos
I thought that there was a limit at 137 GB because of the IDE interface.

Received on Fri Jun 9 22:45:16 2006

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