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Re: I think I've found why Xen domUs can't mount some file-backed disk images! (vnd(4) hides labels!)

Den 2021-04-12 kl. 22:16, skrev
On Sun, Apr 11, 2021 at 10:15:18PM -0000, Michael van Elst wrote:

I have also seen winchester disks with 128 byte sectors, ESDI
disks with 576 byte sectors and CD-ROM XA media uses 2352 byte
I've seen a washing-machine sized disk driver, used with 128-word
sectors (thus 4608 bits) on a PDP-10 installation, that was moved
after decomissioning the PDP-10 to a VAX 11/750, reformatted to
using 512-byte (4096 bit) sectors.

At the right there is a reformatted RP07 which was IIRC 115MW 36-bit, later 516MB on the 11/780 :-)

-- R

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