Subject: formatting
To: None <macbsd-development@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Rick C. Petty <>
List: macbsd-development
Date: 07/13/1995 13:03:45
Regarding the message I just sent, I also tried writing my own program to 
read/write to my new drive.  I read through both the ufs and the mkfs 
source codes and followed that.  The problem I have with any program that 
I create is that the program will lock up my entire computer at the 
SCSIGet command.  Is there some sort of initialization you need to do 
beforehand?  Every other program I've seen seems to work at this point, 
except for mine.  BTW:  I don't have a C development system, so I can't 
just copy in the source code, but I can convert it.

Is there any documentation anywhere where I can take a look at how some 
programs r/w directly to a SCSI device?

Do I need an Apple driver on the hard drive itself?  If so, how do I come 
upon one?

NOTE:  I'm using the standard procedure:
but the computer locks up at the first command.  If I skip this, it locks 
up at the Read command...

--Rick C. Petty,  aka Snoopy
"Love Long and Perspire to Great Heights"

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