Support for WD Advanced Format disks

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Aug 11 09:18:57 UTC 2010

Matthew Jacob <mj at> writes:
> Yes, that should be it!

No, it shouldn't, cf. extensive discussion about EARS disks on -current.
They lie about their physical sector size.  There's a jumper setting for
"Windows XP compatibility", but apparently, it only affects the (fake)
geometry the disk reports to the BIOS.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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