Subject: Re: how do use use rabads to repair a ST-225 drive
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.org>
From: Stanley Reynolds <email@example.com>
Date: 08/14/2004 12:51:36
> while format compatible with the RQDX controllers,
> uses a higher sector
> interleave factor which is not required by the
> RQDX3...so it spends a
> good bit of time twiddling its thumbs waiting for
> the right sector to
> roll around when it could be moving bits.
Yes, but it is more like 80% full speed not that bad
for a ST-225 which came in two models the -1 a little
faster but both were slow, RD54 was better. Now too
low a interleave factor requires a full turn to get
the next track which is very slow.
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