[rescue] SCSI2SD formatting

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Fri Feb 19 16:47:57 CST 2016

On Fri, 19 Feb 2016, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On 02/19/2016 01:47 PM, CLIFFORD HAIGHT wrote:
>> I picked one of these up after buy some larger scsi drive and having them not
>> last long....
>> As I understand SunOS has limitation of 2GB per partition but the root
>> partition must be 1 gb and first.
>  I respectfully submit that you give real hard drives another look.  I
> routinely put 15+ year old SCSI drives in machines and I cannot recall
> the last time I had one fail.  This is not one or two...I'm running
> about twenty now.  With the wear specs on the flash chips in SD cards,
> the drives will likely last a whole lot longer in a workstation
> configuration where the drives are getting hit hard. (as opposed to a
> data logger in a Raspberry Pi or something like that)

Must not be an RZ24 (or was it the 23...) those love to fail short. ;)


>             -Dave

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