svn commit: r221972 - head/sys/geom/part

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon May 23 21:21:35 UTC 2011

In message <20110523210915.GA3024 at>, Wilko Bulte writes:
>Quoting Poul-Henning Kamp, who wrote on Mon, May 23, 2011 at 06:56:30AM +0000 ..

>> This "requirement" dates back to "smart" BIOS'es and ST-506 drives
>> which couldn't ask the drive for its geometry.
>WD1003 anyone?

Hehe, I just finished unsoldering the flat CMOS RAM chip so I could
reboot this computer:

But that is a WD1007 and an ESDI disk...

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