Ben Smithurst wrote:

> Antoine Beaupre (LMC) wrote:
>>Actually, I think that it should exclude all devices except those 
>>specified in the config file... As in "check only requested disks"...
> It's perfectly possible to do just that... 

good to hear that.

> phk wanted it to check all
> disks by default when I was writing it though, but this seems to be
> causing problems for people. :-(

Well, not only for people but mostly for hardware. ;)

> I think excluding CDs and MDs should solve most of the problems that
> have been reported, 

I think someone already raised the point about memory chips that "look 
like" IDE disks. These chips have limited r/w lifespan, and should be 
spared from diskcheck...

So that's another problem.

> I'm not sure what the situation with zip/jaz type
> things is though.  Are they included in kern.disks?  Anyone?

No idea. I could take a look at home when I buy my next power supply. ;)


Antoine Beaupré
Jambala TCM team
Ericsson Canada inc.

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