ATA over 127 GByte on FBSD 4.8 ?

Matt Virus mattvirus at
Tue Aug 2 15:33:01 GMT 2005

Mark Terribile wrote:
> ===I recently replaced smaller drives with a 160G and 250G drives (IDE).
> They were on the Gigabyte motherboard's SiS 963 chipset.  I discovered that
> attempts to access anything above 127G resulted in errors:

You need a new ide controller.  I have several 200 and 250gb drives 
functioning in a fbsd 4.5 environment.  Your controllers do not support 
lba48.  $20 at the local computer store fixes your problems.

Matt Virus ("veer-iss")

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