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Bug#264585: (Sparc rc1 cdrom installation on Ultra 5)

On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 11:21:43AM -0700, Blars Blarson wrote:
> In article <[🔎] 20040809162333.GA24152@kantaka.co.uk> you write:
> >Is there a disk size limit for the IDE controller on the Ultra 5?
> Yes, the ide ccontroler does not support disks more than 130gB.  Early
> solaris versions only supported up to 32gB, if you have an older
> openboot it may have problems booting past 32gB.

Hmm. Well, I've got the latest openboot patch for the Ultra 5
installed, so it looks like the U5 is limited to 32Gb IDE discs. I
might see if I can cap the Maxtor to 32Gb to confirm.

Is this limitation mentioned in the Sarge Sparc install manual
anywhere? I couldn't find it on a cursory scan.



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