Subject: Re: bad144
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: John Wilson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/20/2002 16:42:18
>From: Anders Magnusson <>

>> > Not really :-) The hp drivers do not support bad144 bad block forwarding
>> > but the x86 st506 wd driver (is supposed to) do.
>> Yikes. That means we need error-free media...
>Do you have many RP06 in use? :-)

If anybody would, it's Johnny!  :-)

>Note that bad144 is only used on Massbus disks, nothing else uses it. MSCP
>disks have their own bad block replacement strategy.

Potential nitpick:  I don't know about bad144 the *program*, but the
Massbus-style last-track bad block file is also used on the RK06/RK07,
and (sort of) on the RL01/RL02 (minus the 18-bit copies).

John Wilson
D Bit