Dead RF31 DSSI Disk.. final Question..
bqt at update.uu.se
Tue May 12 07:04:00 CDT 2015
On 2015-05-12 11:55, Holm Tiffe wrote:
> Ok, the disk passed the tests with ok.
> I've tried to boot something from DIA0 DIA1 and DIA2..nosurchfile so the
> disks seems to be empty.
> Now I think about a reformat of the drives, but there is no such procedure.
> There is an erase program that should rewrite eachs sector with several
> patterns. I'll think that it will do the job.
> Does an format programm exists "in the field" or is something like thisi
> proprietary to DEC?
Why would you want to reformat the drives?
That said, I would expect such a utility to exist in the firmware of the
But normally, since these drives remap bad sectors automatically, you
should normally just go on using them, and everything is ok.
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