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Max hard drive size for Presario 5838?

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May 11, 2004 4:09:59 PM

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Hi,

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

Thanks

TT
May 11, 2004 9:08:55 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" <winterisland2@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?
>
> Thanks
>
> TT
May 11, 2004 9:12:44 PM

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What about with XP?

"HH" <hahunt42@hotmail.com> 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" <winterisland2@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:Xns94E69A3231D14winterislan2hotmailc@130.230.10.15...
> > Hi,
> >
> > What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > TT
>
>
>
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Anonymous
May 11, 2004 11:24:07 PM

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XP doesn't solve the underlying weakness of the controller hardware.

Tom
"doS" <kobo65@hotNOTSOmail.com> wrote in message
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> What about with XP?
>
> "HH" <hahunt42@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:o gboc.481$H6.104@fe25.usenetserver.com...
> > Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the
necessary
> > 48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
> > HH
> >
> >
> > "TT" <winterisland2@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:Xns94E69A3231D14winterislan2hotmailc@130.230.10.15...
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > TT
> >
> >
> >
>
>
May 12, 2004 1:27:58 AM

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

"doS" <kobo65@hotNOTSOmail.com> wrote in message
news:10a2gecahauj1f6@corp.supernews.com...
> What about with XP?
>
> "HH" <hahunt42@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:o gboc.481$H6.104@fe25.usenetserver.com...
> > Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the
necessary
> > 48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
> > HH
> >
> >
> > "TT" <winterisland2@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:Xns94E69A3231D14winterislan2hotmailc@130.230.10.15...
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > TT
> >
> >
> >
>
>
May 12, 2004 1:44:30 AM

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Thanks, I was asking, I wasn't sure.

"Tom Scales" <tomtoo@softhome.net> wrote in message
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> XP doesn't solve the underlying weakness of the controller hardware.
>
> Tom
> "doS" <kobo65@hotNOTSOmail.com> wrote in message
> news:10a2gecahauj1f6@corp.supernews.com...
> > What about with XP?
> >
> > "HH" <hahunt42@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:o gboc.481$H6.104@fe25.usenetserver.com...
> > > Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the
> necessary
> > > 48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
> > > HH
> > >
> > >
> > > "TT" <winterisland2@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > > news:Xns94E69A3231D14winterislan2hotmailc@130.230.10.15...
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > > TT
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
May 12, 2004 1:44:42 AM

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Thanks.

"HH" <hahunt42@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Nope. If the controller does not support 48-bit LBA, no OS can overcome
> that.
> HH
>
> "doS" <kobo65@hotNOTSOmail.com> wrote in message
> news:10a2gecahauj1f6@corp.supernews.com...
> > What about with XP?
> >
> > "HH" <hahunt42@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:o gboc.481$H6.104@fe25.usenetserver.com...
> > > Most Likely 127GB. I do not believe 5800s IDE controller had the
> necessary
> > > 48-bit LBA addressing to go any larger.
> > > HH
> > >
> > >
> > > "TT" <winterisland2@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > > news:Xns94E69A3231D14winterislan2hotmailc@130.230.10.15...
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > What's the maximum size for a hard drive in Presario 5838?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > > TT
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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