misc/101228: [nanobsd] [patch] Two more entries for FlashDevice.sub

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Aug 2 13:43:49 UTC 2006

In message <20060802.073232.-494097392.imp at bsdimp.com>, "M. Warner Losh" writes

>flashdevice.sub has at best dubious value to start with.  There are
>literally thousands of geometries that we'd need to support.

I'm afraid I have to agree with Warner here.

I was hoping that the vendors would standardize on a limited number
of geometries, but it seems that yet again my faith in the wisdom
of hardware vendors is not supported by evidence.

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