Subject: RE: Re: KFQSA Resolution - at last
To: Chuck McManis <>
From: Paul Thompson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/16/2000 15:13:53
> >My question is, is there any low-level formatting that needs to
> >be done with these RF72 drives, or should they work "out of the
> >box"?

One gotcha is that Ultrix (and perhaps other non-VMS OS's) doesn't like   
non zero allocation classes.  (ALLOCLASS variable in the NVRAM) Some newer
DSSI drives have a HISPEED NVRAM setting which Ultrix doesn't seem to like
either. It may also pose a gotcha for BSD.