Lastly, does is (or did it) put a limit to the HD size that could be accessed by the BIOS given that cylinders and heads are at their max values?
Thanks for any explanations, I am trying to get educated.
Does anyone know why sectors are numbered from one rather than zero? What is the historical/technical reason?Good question.
Lastly, does is (or did it) put a limit to the HD size that could be accessed by the BIOS given that cylinders and heads are at their max values?Yes. See http://www.allensmith.net/Storage/HDDlimit/Address.htm for a discussion of storage limits.
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