Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/07/1999 22:04:56
On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 11:10:24AM -0700, Ross Harvey wrote:
> 1. I don't understand why people are worrying about the one or two
>    36-bit DEC-10/20 disks (etc) that aren't six feet underground.
>    Quality requires focus, and you simply must decide to leave things
>    out when their value is less than some epsilon. Duhh.

Oh, you should have noted I'm not too serious about this, because I mentioned
we only would be able to read them on a VAX, being reformatted to 32bit.

Now, with the 1536 byte DomainOS sectors somebody else mentioned: this might
prove useful.