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Re: Support for 4KB sectors size disk ?

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 05:21:41PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
>      Although at one time it was common to be able to format drives
> with different sector sizes, that was over two decades ago.  It is
> doubtful that any current operating system would be happy with a hard
> drive that had a sector size other than 512 bytes.  Thus they can't
> change that until current OSes become an historical footnote.

You're kidding, right?  Maybe, again, you should stop speaking whereof
you know not.

Just as one example (which accounts for the large number of SCSI/FC/SAS
disk drives one still finds on the surplus market which are formatted for
524 byte sectors):

It may not be an operating system you use, but it's certainly still a
current one.


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