Re: block ioctl to read/write last sector

From: Martin K. Petersen (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 14:24:50 EST

>>>>> "Andries" == Andries Brouwer <> writes:

Andries> Anyway, an ioctl just to read the last sector is too silly.
Andries> An ioctl to change the blocksize is more reasonable.

I actually sent you a patch implementing this some time ago, remember?
We need it for XFS...

Patch against 2.4.2-pre3 follows.

Martin K. Petersen, Principal Linux Consultant, Linuxcare, Inc.,
SGI XFS for Linux Developer,

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