Re: dd failure odd sectors, block addressing of 1024 question

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 06:00:51 EST

> to store the MFT backup in the last sector of the partition) and the NT
> LDM driver which breaks when odd-sized volumes are concatenated together
> (one sector is missing out of the middle of the volume).

Also some IA64 stuff.

Switching to 512 byte basic addressing in 2.5 is probably doable if we
are going to have to break the 2^32 sector limit anyway
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