Subject: Re: Multia incorrectly detects hard drive. (fwd)
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 08/21/1999 12:20:00
As Bill Studenmund wrote ...
> On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> > > 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!
> Right. But I don't see why someone'd throw away 75% of the disk on
> purpose. ;-)
Oh, maybe to be geometry-compatible with an older disk that is no
longer in production? Really, this is done. Although I agree 75% is quite
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