Subject: Re: Multia incorrectly detects hard drive. (fwd)
To: Joe Royce <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/20/1999 14:03:24
On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Joe Royce wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 19, 1999 at 11:24:41PM -0500, Joe Royce wrote:
> I had to hand type this into another computer so I hope that I got it
> correct. The relevant parts of dmesg are:
> ncr0: at pci0 dev 6 function 0: ncr 53c810 fast10 scsi
> ncr0: interrupting at isa irq 11
> ncr0: minisync=25, maxsync=206, maxoffs=8, 16 dwords burst, normal dma
> ncr0: single-ended, open drain IRQ driver
> ncr0: restart (scsi reset).
> scsibus0 at ncr0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
> sd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <SEAGATE, AT&T ST51080N-2, 0955> SCSI2
> 0/direct fixed
> sd0(ncr0:0:0): 10.0 MB/s (100 ns, offset 8)
> sd0: 238MB, 4826 cyl, 4 heads, 25 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 488283 sectors
> It appears to not detect all of the sectors. Is this an indication of a
> bad drive?
That or someone's fiddled with the disk info.
Acording to http://www.seagate.com/support/disc/specs/st51080n.shtml, it
should have 109 sectors per track, not 25.