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[vdr] Re: OT: 149 GB Maxtor disks.
and its cheap...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carsten Koch [mailto:Carsten.Koch@icem.de]
> Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2001 4:38 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [vdr] OT: 149 GB Maxtor disks.
> I am sure many of you have heard about Maxtor's new 149 GB
> hard disks:
> Two questions:
> 1) As this disk exceeds the 128 GB protocol limit, it will not
> be plug-and-play with existing controllers/BIOSes.
> Fortunately, this problem is addressed by the fact that Maxtor
> bundles a controller card with it.
> Will Linux 2.4.10 drivers work flawlessly with it?
> 2) Do you know anyone who actually has them in stock?
> I checked with vobis and with vv-computer (the latter
> actually listing it in its web shop). Both replied that
> they do not have it in stock yet and cannot tell me when
> they will.
> Sorry for being slightly off-topic - this would be a great disk
> for my VDR PC! Low noise (5400 rpm), high capacity, good performance.
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