SUMMARY: can an ultra5 handle an internal drive greater than 137GB?

From: Steven C. Liu <>
Date: Mon Feb 20 2006 - 10:18:06 EST
Thanks to Ric Anderson for the answer. Short answer - NO. The U5 (and 
U10) uses ATA4, which is 28-bit addressing. That corresponds to a hard 
limit of 137GB.

The good news is that I don't have to find a way to 'splain this 
purchase to the boss (i.e., wife).


Steven C. Liu wrote:

>Sorry to trouble the Sun gurus out there, but there is a big sale that 
>ends today where I can buy a 200GB internal IDE drive for $30 US after 
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