Subject: Re: kern/10430: Wd driver cannot handle bad144 table properly?
To: None <>
From: Takahiro Kambe <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/24/2000 07:01:01
In message <>
	on Fri, 23 Jun 2000 19:19:33 +0200,
	Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> 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
Yes, bad144 isn't powerful since it supports very limited number of
bad sectors. 

But bad144 is still useful when one bad sector was created by sudden
poewr failure, in my little experience.

> 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.
It should be fixed (I hope this), or note the limitation on manual


Takahiro Kambe <>