OT: Is any hard disk brand better/worse than the others?

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Tue Dec 2 14:31:51 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 08:16:44PM -0500, jemcinto-cpI+UMyWUv+w5LPnMra/2Q at public.gmane.org wrote:
> > Ehm, DOS style partition table has a limit of 2TB (2^32 sectors).
> 2^32 sectors is NOT 2TB, it is 4GB.

2^32 _bytes_ is 4GB.  Since sectors are 512bytes each, it is in fact

Len Sorensen
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