Subject: Re: Multia incorrectly detects hard drive. (fwd)
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Wilko Bulte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/21/1999 00:15:08
As Bill Studenmund wrote ...
> 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
> > fifo
> > 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.
That someone could very well be AT&T: take a close look at the Inquiry data.
This is NOT stock Seagate firmware!
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