Re: Who uses hdx=bswap or hdx=swapdata?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 05:37:47 EST

> IIRC it's used to access non-Atari IDE disks on Atari (which has a byte-swapped
> IDE interface) and vice-versa.
> So yes, you can use it on SMP machines, to access disks that were used before
> on Atari.

For 2.5 would it perhaps be cleaner if we had a bswapping loop device. Sort
of very bad crypto mode ?
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