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Re: Big IDE drive on old bios

On Sat, 16 Nov 1996, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> Is this < 1024 cylinders only an issue if you don't have LBA mode?

Yes it is. It is a problem on old PC BIOSes which did not support more
than 1024 Cyl.
It is also a problem of DOS

-- martin

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