Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD
RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD
From: Joel Lardizabal <chingmagaling_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 13:44:55 -0700
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.
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Jürgen Hestermann
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 1:29 PM
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 2006-06-09