On 12/09/2015 02:14 PM, Philip Pemberton wrote:
I thought the first valid sector on an IDE disk was sector 1, CHS
Yes; it's only 0 in LBA mode.
If you'd like, I can jump in here, having done a bunch of IDE software
back in the bad old days.
Anyone remember the glitches in the IDENTIFY command, where Maxtor got
the word order swapped around on their 60MB drives, so that the total
sector count was insanely (for that time anyway) high?