Subject: Re: Trouble with PCI, VGA, 32Mbyte
To: Peter Dufault <email@example.com>
From: Thorsten Lockert <tholo@SigmaSoft.COM>
Date: 06/10/1995 16:59:12
> > I don't have the spec right here. I think it amounts to (with the
> > FreeBSD utility)
> > scsi -f /dev/rsd0.ctl -e 3 -P 3 # Manually edit the format
> > # device page to set sector size.
> > scsi -f /dev/rsd0.ctl -c "4 0 0 0 0 0" # Format.
> > "-P 3" select parameter set 3, the permanent ones.
> > Careful readers will note that this interface really *sucks*, and it's
> > very easy to do something completely different than you intended.
> Bless you Charles. I shall be careful not to post to the NetBSD
> lists again.
Uh... Charles is right in that the interface _does_ stink though... That
is not to say that NetBSD should not have such a utility, but rather that
there are better ways to implement it...
It seems to me that you take this as a personal attack, when (IMNSHO)
Charles was talking about the _interface_ to doing various things to
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