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SubjectRe: 520 byte sectors - any ideas?
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Hi,

Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
>> It should be possible to modify the SCSI driver to r/w the excess data
>> from/to some Random Area, given either an adapter which can do
>> scatter/gather or somebody who is willing to copy the block around once
>> again, but there's a better solution: Reformat.
>
>or simply ignore the last 8 bytes.

That might not be as easy as it sounds...

>btw, is reformatting possible for such drives?
>
Except if they have proprietary and weird firmware, yes.

Apple had such firmware in the early days of their SCSI implementation, but
they've since learned better...

--
Science is a history of superseded theories.
--
Matthias Urlichs


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