On 1/3/06, Mark Rages <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 1/3/06, Corey Bailey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I recently purchased a Seagate 300 GB ATA100 drive to use in an external
> > 1394 drive kit for storing video files. The drive does fine when connected
> > directly to the ATA drive controller but refuses to be recognized in the
> > 1394 external drive kit no matter how I partition it or set jumpers. The
> > drive kit works fine with other ATA100 drives, the largest being a 60 GB.
> > I've spent way too much time on this PITA. I'm waiting for an e-mail
> > response from Seagate to see if they can come up with something.
> > -CB
> Oh, I've seen this before. ATA100 has an upper limit of the disk size
> at 137 GB. (28 bits addressing). Read more here:
Here's a better document: http://www.seagate.com/support/kb/disc/tp/137gb.pdf
I think you need to yell at the 1394 enclosure manufacturer, not Seagate.
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