Subject: Re: Device Drivers Info wanted
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Larry Glamb <>
List: amiga
Date: 02/16/1996 10:52:18
Olaf Seibert wrote:
> MO drives that act like a disk work just fine as a disk. I am using
> one right now, in fact. The 1.0 kernel (i386) reports it thusly:
> ncr0 targ 4 lun 0: <FUJITSU ,M2512A          ,1408> SCSI2 direct removable
> sd2 at scsibus4sd2(ncr0:4:0): asynchronous.
> sd2(ncr0:4:0): illegal request
> sd2: could not mode sense (4); using ficticious geometry
> : 217MB, 217 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sec
> > The drive is reported by NetBSD as not to support a mode sense command.
> but then it goes on using some geometry anyway.

Did you get access to full capacity and have you tried reading the disk 
on other
machines or after upgrading to 1.1?

I seem to remember the same type of message when i tried to hook up a 
drive but didn't want to chance it since i use the media for long term 

later mode,

larry glamb (