Re: cache size wrong on quantum disk in 2.0.30

Samuli Kaski (samkaski@cs.Helsinki.FI)
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 12:32:40 +0300 (EET DST)

On Tue, 8 Jul 1997, Marty Leisner wrote:

> I recently got a quantum bigfoot 6.2 gig IDE disk...
> Booting, the information has (this is 2.0.30):
> hda: QUANTUM BIGFOOT_CY6480A, 6204MB w/17152kB Cache, LBA, CHS=790/255/63

Apparently this is a common problem with either some (E)IDE
drives or the checking algorithm itself:

hdb: QUANTUM FIREBALL_TM1280A, 1222MB w/76kB Cache, LBA, CHS=621/64/63

It should read 128 Kb, not as big difference as yours though :)

Samuli Kaski,
Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.