Subject: Re: Supporting sector size != DEV_BSIZE
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/11/2001 08:46:09
> > >who has done the UBC work, has followed on with a different approach (one
> > >of the other PRs). As he is making things happen and I am not in a
> > >position to work on it, I'll let him finish things up.
> >
> > Is there any documentation of his efforts and progress?
> I haven't done anything on this lately.  the last time I felt motived,
> I tried to reformat a scsi disk to 1024 bytes/sector using a hacked

what disk it was. new drives (like 2-4GB or larger) doesn't accept any
other settings that default.

> scsictl from bill, but I didn't have much luck.  there were driver problems.
> the code is already mostly set up to work using DEV_BSIZE as the units
> for b_blkno, it should be a relatively small amount of work to finish it.
> at the moment I'm still chasing bugs from the big set of changes I committed
> a few weeks ago, though.
> I'll try to get back to this stuff before the end of the month.
> -Chuck