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Re: Problem identified: WAPL/RAIDframe performance problems

On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 12:19:58AM +0000, Julian Yon wrote:
 > You appear to have just agreed with me, which makes me wonder what I'm
 > missing, given you continue as though you disagree.

You asked why 4096-byte-sector disks accept 512-byte writes. I was
trying to explain.

 > > However, we're talking about hardware here, so you have to also
 > > consider the possibility that the drive firmware reports 512 because
 > > that's what someone coded up back in 1992 and nobody got around to
 > > fixing it.
 > If that doesn't count as broken, what does? (Also, gosh, when did 1992
 > become so long ago?)

By this standard, most hardware is broken.

David A. Holland

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