Support for WD Advanced Format disks
des at des.no
Mon Aug 30 11:05:39 UTC 2010
Ilya Bakulin <webmaster at kibab.com> writes:
> So, ad7p1.nop is shifted by 512 bytes and resides right on the
> beginning of the physical sector. And it has 4096 "sector" size.
Why did you shift the gnop? Did you short jumper 7-8?
> For some reason, phybs begins with sector size 8192... I expected it
> to begin with 4096...
It starts at 2 x reported sector size, because it is designed primarily
to test alignment, not performance.
> Perfomance is excellent!
No, performance blows. See here:
> Notice, that for two subsequent phybs invocations there is big
> difference in timings for the same parameters.
Yes. WD Green disks suck.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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