Subject: Re: Huge (> 1TB) disk
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/14/2002 00:20:18
On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 11:51:52PM -0400, Lord Isildur wrote:
> for example, one of the very cheap things with a pretty good win is to 
> avoid allocating blocks which span track boundaries, as a quick way to 

Haven't seen a disk where you had any idea what a "track" actually was
in years. I suppose "Lord Isildur" doesn't know about ZBR.

For reference, on modern drives, "geometry" is entirely a fiction.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD: The right OS for your embedded design.