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    SubjectRe: reading 1 hardsector size, not one block size
    On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > To read say 32 sectors anywhere on the disk, I have to do 1024-byte aligned
    > > bread()s, possibly doing an unaligned first block, aligned middle, and
    > > unaligned last block.
    > >
    > > Is there an easier method?
    >
    > Set the block size, but set it back when finished

    Matt is this SCSI or ATA?

    I ask because this sounds like DIAG stuff that I am working on.

    Cheers,

    Andre Hedrick
    The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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