Re: cache size wrong on quantum disk in 2.0.30

Alexander Stavitsky (
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 12:38:02 -0400 (EDT)

> > hda: QUANTUM BIGFOOT_CY6480A, 6204MB w/17152kB Cache, LBA, CHS=790/255/63

> 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 :)

Well, as far as I know part of advertized cache size on HD is occupied by
firmware. So actual size of available cache is lower. The difference seems
to be especially high on Quantum HD's. The second line thus is perfectly OK.
The first one is probably very wrong as it suggests ~17 Meg cache.

|______ Alexander Stavitsky