Subject: Re: weird messages from "dd if=rwd0d"
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/05/1999 14:26:15
On May 5, John F. Woods wrote
> Is the disk capacity reported by (some?) IDE drives reliable?  If so, it
> would be perfectly reasonable to check the transfer against that.  (On the
> other hand, I've used the words "IDE" and "reliable" in the same sentence,
> which is generally a grievous error...)

Actually, yes, I think. Otherwhise at last install tools would break.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.