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Date:	Wed, 10 Mar 2010 01:08:16 -0500
From:	Mark Lord <>
To:	Tejun Heo <>
CC:	"" <>,
	lkml <>,
	Daniel Taylor <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Alan Cox <>,,
	Matthew Wilcox <>,,,
Subject: Re: ATA 4 KiB sector issues.

On 03/09/10 19:00, Tejun Heo wrote:
> On 03/09/2010 10:55 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
>> On 03/07/10 22:48, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> ..
>>> Please note that hdparm is misreporting the alignment offset.  It
>>> should be reporting 512 instead of 256 for offset-by-one drives.
>> ..
>> That issue was fixed quite a while ago.
>> Upgrade your elderly copy of hdparm.
> Heh heh, *you* were keeping it from me!  Anyways, is there hdparm
> devel tree published somewhere?  I wandared the SF page for quite a
> bit (which for some reason is very difficult to find things in) but I
> couldn't find one.  If it's not, it might be a good idea to put it on
> SF or

No tree.  There's just my working copy (private),
and the published versions at SF.

But yes, SF has gotten incredibly more cryptic to use of late,
and I might have to move it somewhere more accessible soon.

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