NeXTstep: cloning a drive

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Mar 30 15:29:24 CDT 2007


On Friday 30 March 2007 14:27, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Seems to have done the trick anyway, but I'm a little wary now -
> although the drives were identical vendor / models, the 'new' disk
> was reporting five more cylinders than the 'old' one when under Linux
> (yet the same number of heads and sectors per track), and I'm not
> sure of the reason for that.

Two drives with the same model # and slightly different geometries isn't 
at all unusual, at least for modern-ish disks.

Pat
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