Re: block ioctl to read/write last sector

From: Michael E Brown (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 09:10:18 EST

On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, David Balazic wrote:

> Michael E Brown ( worte :
> > That has been tried. No, it does not work. :-) Using Scsi-Generic is the
> > only way so far found, but of course, it only works on SCSI drives.
> Did you try scsi-emulation on IDE disks ?

I think that scsi-emulation works only for ATAPI devices. CDROMs are
normally ATAPI. HDs are normally just ATA. I don't think that would work,
but I have not tried it, either.

Michael Brown
Linux Systems Group
Dell Computer Corp

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