Subject: Re: Seagate SCSI write-back drive cache
To: Laine Stump <laine@MorningStar.Com>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/24/1997 09:41:27
>> >./scsi -e -f /dev/rsd0d -m 8 -P 3
>> >and change WCE to "1".
>Just how safe is this even in the case where you have a UPS? Does the
>drive properly send the sector to a spare if it encounters an error
>while trying to write?

If you have AWRE turned on in mode page 1, yes.  Most drives ship with
it turned on, but you should make sure.

Justin T. Gibbs
  FreeBSD: Turning PCs into workstations