Subject: Re: NCR Driver Problems
To: None <, current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/30/1996 12:07:02
Antti Miettinen <> wrote:
> I have a feeling that some drives might lie about the number of heads
> and number of cylinders when they construct the imaginary geometry. If
> this geometry is used by the disksort(), it might hurt performance.

Why should it? If sectors are sorted according to cylinder then sector,
whatever the geometry, they will be sorted correctly according to
their linear block number.

___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert      D787B44DFC896063 4CBB95A5BD1DAA96 
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