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Re: Large drive support (IDE/SCSI)
> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 14:11:55 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Robert Mooney <email@example.com>
> - What's the largest IDE hard drive capacity OpenBSD can handle?
> I understand there is a limit of ~ 33gig or so with most current
> BIOSes (I grabbed this info from a URL posted previously to the list:
> However, not too long ago someone posted about having trouble with a
> 20-some-odd gig drive.
I have no idea of the BIOS issues one can meet, but I have installed
27 GB IDE disks with no problem.
> - What's the largest SCSI hard drive capacity OpenBSD can handle?
> Would I be able to use a 50gig SCSI drive with OpenBSD? Under SPARC
> and i386?
50 GB poses no problems (although I have not heard about anyone tried
a 50GB drive on sparc, but I doubt anything MD would hurt here).
> - Finally, are there any special drive parameters that should be used
> when setting up a large disk under OpenBSD?