[rescue] Can a drive from an EMC be used an a SunBlade
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 09:59:23 CST 2009
Jonathan Sturges wrote:
> Also, regarding re-formatting these drives back to 512 bytes/sector.
> While 'scu' for Linux works well, it is a bit old. There is a newer,
> currently-supported package called "sg3_utils" that has similar
> capabilities, and is included in Fedora (and probably most other
> distros). With sg3_utils installed, a simple 'sg_format --format
> --size=512 /dev/sdX' will take care of the sector-size change and
> low-level format.
I shudder to think how long a low-level format would take on a drive
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