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SubjectRe: possible bug in hd geometry detect code?
On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 02:37:00PM +0100, raptor wrote:

: I've recently experienced a problem with hd geometry on Linux kernel
: 2.2.17. I've got 2 identical hard drives, set up as LBA on BIOS. BIOS sees
: them both with geometry 1245/255/63, while Linux sees the second one as
: 19857/16/63.

See the large disk howto, especially the section
"14.2 Nonproblem: Identical disks have different geometry?"

Andries

http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/Large-Disk-14.html#ss14.2
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