Re: cache size wrong on quantum disk in 2.0.30

mlord (
Sat, 12 Jul 1997 14:58:06 -0400

Samuli Kaski wrote:

> 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 :)

No, it should actually read 76kB, as shown.

The "128kB" is the total RAM on the device, 76Kb of which is actually
used for on-board buffer/cache areas, and the remainder of which is
used by the on-drive firmware for other purposes.