[mythtv-users] Hitachi 3T drives - reliable?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 21:29:22 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 20 January 2011 13:49, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
>> For whatever reason, 2TB seems to be a common limit (I know it is in older
>> versions of Windows). 2TB is 2^31 bytes, so the maximum value for a signed
>> 32 bit integer.
> sure, but those are block devices. So the limitation is 2^31 sectors;
> with 4kB sectors, you have a long way to go after 3TB no ?
4kB sector drives (from WDC or Samsung) report 512 byte sectors to the
os. And I do not believe any hitachi drives are actually 4 k sectors
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