Subject: Re: ZIP drive problems
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 01/09/1997 11:45:57
On Thu, 9 Jan 1997 11:21:59 -0800 (PST) 
 Curt Sampson <> wrote:

 > NetBSD/sparc does recognise native NetBSD disklabels AFAIK. The
 > problem here is that disklabels are *not* MI. The hp300 port puts
 > them in a different place (beginning of block 2) than the sparc
 > port (128 bytes into sector 0).

...the format is MI, the location is not, and cannot be, MI.

 > I think there is someone out there working on an MI disklabel
 > format, but I can't reacall who, nor do I know the status of that
 > project.'s not really a format per se, more as a library of functions that
understand all of the different formats :-)

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