Subject: Re: Off topic... help wanted anyway (scsi formatting)
To: Peter Galbavy <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1995 14:05:57
> This is really off topic, but a better bunch of hackers I could
> not expect to find anywhere. I badly need a good, extensice SCSI
> formatter to give some year old 9Gb drives a good kicking. They
> are giving me bad blocks after a format, and I suspect I wiped the
> grown defect list.
> Anything anyone ? Some thing better than SunOS format would be a
> good start.

If you have a PC with DOS and an adaptec card, adaptec put a format
utility on their ftp site which you could use.

It's not very configurable, from what I could see when i needed to use
it one time in a hurry, but it certainly did the job well.