there was a tool on sunsite.unc.edu called scsi-info (or scsi-tools
or similar) that allowed you to do a low-level format amongst other
things. (eg toggle write-caching, change buffer sizes, etc..).
have a scrounge around sunsite till you find it.
On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Keith Hyland wrote:
> My SCSI disk (micropolis 3391AV) has "lost" its parameters, apparently due
> to an incomplete low level format, how do i go about setting the parameters
> so that i can reformat and configure this disk? I can t access the low
> level formater in the embeded AIC-7770 controler, (is there one?) and i
> havent found any Linux version on the adaptec site.
>> I attemped to low-level format on a AHA-1542c but it eventually stopped
> after 8 hours, leaving me with a unusable disk.
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