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Re: PR #40571 - NetBSD Atari install fails to prepare 16GB MTRON SSD on ACARD SCSI to IDE bridge
> Here's the
> relevant portion of the dmesg:
This looks fine.
> Here's the first part of the MTRON/ACARD disklabel:
Whereas this is wierd. We must be overflowing somewhere in the disklabel
> So even though I zero'd the drive, the disklabel is wacky. When I did the
> zero'ing operation it completed super fast (a few seconds). My assumption
> was because the device is a solid state drive. But I can imagine it's
> possible that the ACARD's implementation of the SCSI zero'ing command is
> "cheating" and not fully overwriting the disk with zeros.
Is it sending a SCSI format command? Most modern drives return quickly from
that as well and don't actually re-write data.
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