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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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