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Subject: RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD
RE: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD
No sorry, it was already sent to norway
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
Behalf Of mat holton
Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: FOR SALE: 2.5" 120GB HDD
>> Yes, I see full 160GB through USB.
> IIRC, this is not gonna end well. As soon as you cross the 137 GB barrier
when filling the disk, the address will wrap over zero. So you will
overwrite your MBR, partition table, FAT and root dir with some data which
was meant to go beyond 137 GB.
> In other words: the full content will be toast. I highly recommend to
create a partition which stays just below 137G.
> Or, we've been mistaken and the BigLBA addressing somehow magically works
through the USB bridge.
Is the 120Gig drive still for sale?
Received on Tue Jun 20 18:28:02 2006
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