Subject: Re: this dead scsi disk i have
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: NetBSD Bob <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 06/03/2001 13:58:50
> the advice was to run 'scsictl format' on it, so i just got 1.5 on my LX so
> i thought i'd try that.  panics the box with:
> buddy# scsictl sd1 format
> sd1(esp0:1:0):  Check Condition on CDB: 0x08 00 00 00 01 00
>     SENSE KEY:  Media Error                                
>      ASC/ASCQ:  Medium Format Corrupted
> sd1: disk label read error

Try throwing it into a VAX 3100 somethingorother and doing a test 75
rom low-level format on it.  I have only had one disk on the VAX that
it could not recover, and that really was a doorstop disk.