Subject: Re: reformatting IDE drive?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/02/2001 00:33:13
> > I rather doubt that the hardware sector size makes any real difference
> > on modern drives.
> For modern drives I suspect it's fake anyway. I've heard that IBM
> drives have one big sector per track (so it's a variable sector size).

IMHO couldn't be so. IBM would not achieve so fast access times if it
would read full track each time.

but probably 512-byte sector sizes is fake