disktab - disk description file
disktab is a simple database that describes disk geometries. Entries
in disktab consist of a number of colon-separated fields. The first
entry for each disk gives the names by which the disk is known,
separated by vertical bar (|) characters.
This file is provided for backward compatibility with previous HP-UX
releases only. Its use is discouraged.
The following list indicates the normal values stored for each disk
entry. Sectors are of size DEV_BSIZE, defined in <sys/param.h>.
Name Type Description
ns num Number of sectors per track
nt num Number of tracks per cylinder
nc num Total number of cylinders on the disk
b0 num Block size (bytes)
f0 num Fragment size (bytes)
s0 num Size of disk in sectors
rm num Revolution per minute
disktab was developed by HP and the University of California,
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - HP-UX Release 11i: November 2000