Subject: Re: NetBSD2.0/sparc not ready for prime time?
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.org>
From: Bernd Sieker <email@example.com>
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
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 Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org
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