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Max hard drive size for Presario 5838?



 
 
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Old May 11th 04, 01:09 PM
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Default Max hard drive size for Presario 5838?

Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT
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Old May 11th 04, 10:08 PM
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Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the necessary
48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
HH


"TT" wrote in message
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Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT




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Old May 11th 04, 10:12 PM
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What about with XP?

"HH" wrote in message
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Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the necessary
48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
HH


"TT" wrote in message
. 10.15...
Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT






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Old May 12th 04, 12:24 AM
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XP doesn't solve the underlying weakness of the controller hardware.

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What about with XP?

"HH" wrote in message
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Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the

necessary
48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
HH


"TT" wrote in message
. 10.15...
Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT








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Old May 12th 04, 02:27 AM
HH
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Nope. If the controller does not support 48-bit LBA, no OS can overcome
that.
HH

"doS" wrote in message
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What about with XP?

"HH" wrote in message
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Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the

necessary
48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
HH


"TT" wrote in message
. 10.15...
Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT









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Old May 12th 04, 02:44 AM
doS
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Thanks, I was asking, I wasn't sure.

"Tom Scales" wrote in message
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XP doesn't solve the underlying weakness of the controller hardware.

Tom
"doS" wrote in message
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What about with XP?

"HH" wrote in message
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Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the

necessary
48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
HH


"TT" wrote in message
. 10.15...
Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT









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Old May 12th 04, 02:44 AM
doS
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Thanks.

"HH" wrote in message
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Nope. If the controller does not support 48-bit LBA, no OS can overcome
that.
HH

"doS" wrote in message
...
What about with XP?

"HH" wrote in message
...
Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the

necessary
48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
HH


"TT" wrote in message
. 10.15...
Hi,

What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?

Thanks

TT










 




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