Subject: Re: DEV_B_SIZE
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/01/2003 14:17:52
In message <20030201084454.A1388@snowdrop.l8s.co.uk>, David Laight writes:
>The only reason I can see for supporting 512byte reads is to allow
>them to to be used as system disks without requiring a BIOS update.
>I suspect that the only reason that the BSD systems don't support
>sector sizes other than 512 is a lack of test media.
What gave you the impression that we don't support anything but 512 bytes ?
I'm running a 2k sectorsize device right now.
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