Subject: Re: NetBSD2.0/sparc not ready for prime time?
To: None <>
From: Bernd Sieker <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 02/12/2005 13:23:56
On 12.02.05, 10:13:46, David Laight wrote:
> Failure of the last few cylinders could be caused by that part of the
> disk being where the heads land when powered off.  This does cause some
> damage.

The parking area shouldn't be inside the reported geometry, should

That's the whole point of parking the heads when powering off, so
the heads do _not_ touch down on a used area. This causes more than
just "some" damage, it makes the area unusable very quickly.

> 	David
> -- 
> David Laight:

Bernd Sieker

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