Re: big disks and old BIOS

From: Werner Almesberger (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 18:59:07 EST wrote:
> Oh, but my text is a few days old.

Okay, so then it wasn't your text that I read ;-) Anyway, the whole
chain of tools is (or at least was) also described on the Maxtor Web

> More in particular, I do not know of any counterexample,
> and until you prove me wrong I do not believe that your
> experience is a counterexample.

I guess I would have to send you a video tape of me typing in commands
and moving jumpers but getting nowhere ;-) Anyway, it doesn't matter -
I suspect that I may just have the rare combination of BIOS and drive
firmware revision that's a little worse than just wrong. In case
somebody else runs into this or a similar problem, we know one more
work-around to try.

- Werner

 / Werner Almesberger, ICA, EPFL, CH /

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