Subject: Re: SCSI utility to reset the sector size on a SCSI disk
To: Brian Buhrow <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/2001 10:05:06
Use format(8) under solaris- that'd be the quickest and safest way to do this.

On Thu, 25 Oct 2001, Brian Buhrow wrote:

> 	Hello folks.  I have a SCSI disk which is formatted with 514 byte sectors.
> I'd like to reformat it with 512 byte sectors.  I think I can do this by
> changing some values in the mode pages, but I don't have a utility to do
> this.  I see the libscsi package in the pkg collection, which looks like
> it's the libscsi stuff from FreeBSD, but I don't see a user level utility
> that lets me get at the scsi mode pages.  Anyone know of any utilities that
> I can use under NetBSD or Solaris to accomplish this task?
> -thanks
> -Brian