HDD Geometry Issues

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Thu Jun 29 14:46:27 UTC 2006


Jerry McAllister wrote:
[ ... ]
>> If I use the entire disk with 'A', I see:
>>
>>   Offset  Size(ST)       End   Name  PType     Desc  Subtype
>>        0        63        62   ---      12   unused     0
>>       63  78156162  78156224  ad0s1      8  freebsd    165
>> 78156225      9135  78165359   ---      12   unused     0
> 
> Somebody who really knows about this stuff needs to write some
> verbiage for the handbook.

:-)  A guy called Dan Strick did, once, and I even translated it to SGML:

http://www.pkix.net/~chuck/doc/disk-geometry/article.html

-- 
-Chuck


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