[rescue] fx a large drive under IRIX 6.5
caleb at webninja.com
Tue Jan 27 20:01:17 CST 2004
Is there source for sformat somewhere? If so, I'll build you a mips3
Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>Caleb Shay says ...
>>>I've got fx doing that on one of the disks, but either it's hung or it
>>>doesn't give progress reports.
>>I recently exercised a 16G drive under 6.5 on an Octane. It does NOT
>>give a progress status. It also told me it would take about 6 hours, in
>>reality it took closer to 45 minutes.
>Right. fx's format module gave no progress information and ran to
>completion in a reasonable amount of time. Unfortunately, it didn't fix the
>problem. The 516-byte sectors were still 516 bytes long....
>Now, I've got a copy of sformat, but it's mips-4 and I need mips-3.
>The fun never ends.
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