Subject: Re: kern/10430: Wd driver cannot handle bad144 table properly?
To: Takahiro Kambe <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/23/2000 19:19:33
On Sat, Jun 24, 2000 at 01:26:21AM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> >Description:
> 	Wd driver cannot handle bad144 talbe properly?
> 	In my experience, kernel compalins bad sector table is correupted
> 	when hadrdisk has more than 1024 cylinders.

This is possible, bad144 was created for disks that don't have automatic
bad sectors forwarding. All newer disks have it, which is probably why
bad144 wasn't updated for cyl > 1024 (it may also have issues 
for disks > 8G as well :) It should at last be converted to use LBA.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.