Subject: Re: SCSI device tuning tool
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/13/2001 15:31:34
On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 12:57:29PM +0000, Martin J. Laubach wrote:
>   Having recently been bitten by a failing SCSI disk which obviously
> has been set to silently remap any bad blocks, I noticed that we
> don't have any tool to change that behaviour in-tree. Shouldn't
> here be some utilitiy to change mode page bits, format drives etc.,
> something like Digital Unix' "scu"?
>   So I'm committed to write such a thing -- has anybody pointers,
> ideas, fragments that may be used as a starting point as not to
> write everything from scratch?

The rigth thing would be to add these features to the scsictl command.

Manuel Bouyer <>