128 GiB+ disks on Intel PIIX4
Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN]
Danovitsch at Vitsch.net
Mon Oct 18 05:45:23 PDT 2004
On Monday 18 October 2004 14:30, you wrote:
> [Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN], 2004-10-18]
> > dd if=/dev/ad1 of=/dev/null
> > If it succeeds without errors, you should also be able to write the
> > entire disk.
> It is not possible that the controller will rotate when it reaches its
> 28bit address barrier, and that the controller will return the first part
> of the disk, when asking for the last?
I don't believe that is possible without the kernel complaining, but I'm not
To be really 100% sure you'll have to fill up the disk and re-read it...
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