Subject: Re: Disks with 128 or 256 bytes per sector
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/01/2001 20:38:17
On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 10:42:45AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> It's not ffs or lfs's fault. The problem is that the BSD kernel was
> designed to only support one size of disk blocks, DEV_BSIZE. You can use
> 1k-sector disks with NetBSD, jsut right now ALL your disks have to be
> 1k-sectors. ;-)
> What you can't do now is mix & match. Say have 2k scsi disks and 512 byte
> ide's.

I'm pretty sure that we added (based on some external work by err, David
Wülkner?) enough "disklabel" (RDB) support to /Amiga to have 2k ADOSFS
work fine.

This was before UBC - I don't know if it still works, but will test either
later or next week.