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RE: Maxtor 40GB



Yes, but there are cylinder size that are most common, like 512k.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Colby [mailto:kevinc grainsystems com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 2:04 PM
> To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Maxtor 40GB
> 
> 
> "Riddle, Eddie R." wrote:
> > 
> > Isn't a cylinder 512k so the 1024 cylinder limit is 524Mb 
> limit, which
> > should be sufficient to install Windows?
> 
> There is no set "size" of a cylinder.  Different drives and BIOSes
> combine to do translation (or not) and the result is you really
> have to check out each combo and see.
> 
> Perhaps someone more familiar with LBA, etc. could elaborate
> on a formula for this, but I don't know of any standards personally.
> 
> 	- Kevin Colby
> 	  kevinc grainsystems com
> 
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