Re: IDE from current bk tree, UDMA and two channels...

From: Marcin Dalecki (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 04:11:45 EST

Uz.ytkownik Alexander Viro napisa?:
> On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
>>>Let me see if I got it straight:
>>>a) your disk doesn't work with half-Kb requests
>>>b) you have a partition with odd number of sectors
>>>c) hardsect_size is set to half-Kb
>>>d) old code worked since it rounded size to multiple of kilobyte.
>>Yes, exactly. Replacing disk is not an option...
> OK. At the very least we need a way for driver to tell what the sector
> size is. And that can be a problem - AFAICS IDE shares the queue for
> master and slave and sector size is queue property.

Wrong. It is sharing the queue lock not the queue itself.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Wed Aug 07 2002 - 22:00:18 EST