|Re: [hatari-devel] HD drive & partition limits (was: ACSI hard drive emulation)|
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Am Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:22:47 +0300
schrieb Eero Tamminen <oak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On tiistai 24 kesäkuu 2014, Adam Klobukowski wrote:
> > 2014-06-24 13:04 GMT+02:00 Thomas Huth <th.huth@xxxxxx>
> > > > > How big was your hard disk image, which TOS version did you
> > > > > try to use and what's your host system? (Linux? Windows?
> > > > > 32-bit? 64-bit?)
> > > >
> > > > 8GB and 4GB under Linux x64.
> > >
> > > Ok, so you likely do not have a problem with a 32-bit host (HD
> > > images could be limited to 2 or 4 GB there).
> According to HD driver FAQ:
> ST/STE HW limit is 1GB:
> "With the ACSI bus of the ST/STE mass storage devices with a capacity
> > 1 GiB can only be used with their full capacity with suitable host
> > adapters or
> memory card adapters."
> > I think I tried 1GB too.
> What sized partitions you used?
> Partition max size limits are following for different TOS versions:
> - TOS >= 4.x: 1024MB
> - TOS >=1.04: 512MB
> - older TOS: 256MB
Ah, good to know, are these limits documented somewhere? Maybe we
should mention them in the Hatari manual, too?