Re: block ioctl to read/write last sector

From: Michael E Brown (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 00:51:14 EST


  It looks like the numbers we picked for our respective IOCTLs conflict.
I think I can change mine to the next higher since your patch seems to
have been around longer. What is the general way to deal with these


On 13 Feb 2001, Martin K. Petersen wrote:

> >>>>> "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. > >

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