I've got a Seagate ST296N I picked up cheap which I'm lokking to install
into our Sun 3/160. Does anyone have the format.dat for this drive? Has
anyone installed one before? I will summarize...
I got a number of responses including lists of info which I held onto
for future use, but:
I also got the following info from Jim Lick <email@example.com>
> I formatted the one on cave.tcp.com using the 'other' drive type in
> format and used cyl: 808 alt: 2 head: 6 sector: 34. Warning: it is a very
> SLOW drive.
Art Schoenstadt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Brian Bartholomew <email@example.com>
Mance Wilkerson <mance@Synopsys.COM>
And a handy tidbit:
Excerpts from Sunstuff: 9-Dec-92 Re: Seagate ST296N geometry? Bao
> FTP site "garbo.uwasa.fi" has a file containing the jump setting for all of
> Seagate hard disk. You can download it the INDEX file and search "seagate"
> keyword. You can find the file name easily. Good luck.
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