Subject: Re: non-512-byte-sector devices vs. UBC
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/08/1999 12:06:45
On Tue, Jun 08, 1999 at 02:27:22AM -0700, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> Can I cite an existing example, beyond the common CD-ROM, right now? No.

Oh, yes:

Magneto-Optical disks with 1024 and 2048 bytes of block size. (I have one.)
Especially in Japan: FAT floppies with 256 to 1024 bytes of block size.
A pet project of mine is to provide driver support and a filesystem for the
access of OS/9 Floppies (most use 256 bytes/sector)...