Subject: Re: kern/10430: Wd driver cannot handle bad144 table properly?
To: Takahiro Kambe <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/25/2000 20:53:28
On Sun, Jun 25, 2000 at 10:13:58PM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> I have a adapter which attach an IDE hard disk to SCSI interface.
> It confirms SCSI2 but I don't think SCSI's reassign block command
> works with it.
> So, bad144 might be useful but I also think we might create another
> type of software bad block mapping scheme.

Then I think it should not be done in disk drivers, but at a upper level.

> > Also note that there's severe performances penalty with bad144, as it has
> > to work in single-sector mode.
> Dose it need to work in single-sector mode all that time?

No, only when in the area of the bad sector.

Manuel Bouyer <>