Re: Ultra 10 max HDD capacity?
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 06:18:16AM -0800, Bruce Harrison wrote:
> Is this the same for an Ultra 5 Sparcstation?
> Also, any experience with a 5400 RPM drive vs. 7200
> drive in the same unit? My 9 GB is getting a little
> tight, but all I have on my "parts shelf" is a 40 GB
> 5400 drive. I know a 7200 RPM drive is the better
> choice, but before I spend the time installing the
> 5400 RPM drive I though I'd check here for any
You're unlikely to have problems with the 40 GB drive, I have a 60 GB
IBM IC35L060AVV207-0 in an Ultra 5 and it's working just fine.
Then again, hdparm -i reports:
DMA modes: mdma0 mdma1 *mdma2 udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 udma4 udma5
Meaning this "mdma2" is the selected mode - not sure what that means.
However, it reports the same for both the original 20 GB disk and the newer
60 GB disk, so it's unlikely to be a major problem.
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