Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/03/1999 15:42:38
On Thu, Jun 03, 1999 at 07:35:27AM -0600, Herb Peyerl wrote:
> My first NetBSD box was a 386-16 with 4MB and ESDI drives on a WD1007(?)
> controller and a Micropolis 1355 (170MB disk)... I later moved to a
> Maxtor 4380 and later still a Maxtor 8760... All of those drives handled
> identification properly and reported correct geometry and size information.
> I also used an Ultrastore ESDI controller at one point and the identification
> worked through it as well...

Ok, so maybe my drive is not ESDI, or IDENTIFY was optional ...
Anyway this shouldn't hurt operations, as if it reports his capabilities
properly the driver shouldn't try to use other commands that read/write
with it.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.