As Terry Lambert wrote:
> Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> > /The/ major advantage of DD mode was that all BIOSes (so far :) at
> > least agree on how to access block 0 and the adjacent blocks, so
> > starting our own system there makes those disks portable.
> I guarantee you that there are a number of controllers which have
> different ideas of how to do soft sector sparing _at the controller
> level_ rather than at the drive level.
We have dropped support for ESDI controllers long since. :-)
Seriously, all the disks we are supporting these days do bad block
replacement at the drive level.
cheers, J"org .-.-. --... ...-- -.. . DL8DTL
http://www.sax.de/~joerg/ NIC: JW11-RIPE
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