Subject: Re: two disks, two controlers, same bad block
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: George Georgalis <email@example.com>
Date: 03/27/2006 13:26:24
>We *already* do that. It's just a question of drawing the line at
>0xfffffff vs 0x10000000 - Seagate draws it one block earlier than they
>should, and the quirk entry makes our driver match that. The quirk
>entry does complicate that check slightly, adding another bit test.
>If you're that worried about efficiency, try changing the > to >= (to
>make LBA48 kick in with sector 0xfffffff instead of 0x10000000) and
>dropping the quirk. See if it makes a measurable difference. (I doubt
>it will, but would love to hear from anyone with real measured data.)
right. will do. soon...
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><
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