Subject: Re: Disks with 128 or 256 bytes per sector
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/31/2001 19:39:55
> > mapping to 512 byte sectors. (Like the firmware of SCSI CDROM drives in 
> > 512 byte per sector mode.) A first look at disk(9) did not gave me
> > a hint. 
> As far as I know, We're limited to 512 bytes/sector for now.
is it minimum or "the only good(TM)" value?

older SCSI drives can be formatted with 1024 bytes/sector to make little
more space