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SubjectRe: weird /proc/ide/hdx/settings
Andre Hedrick wrote:
>
> Zero is a counting number. 0->255 == 1->256.

I don't understand.
This doesn't explain (value) is bigger than (max).

Are you saying that (value) is counted from 1 , while
(max) ( and min too ? ) is counted from 0 ?

david

> On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, David Balazic wrote:
>
> > Running kernel 2.4.2 :
> >
> > cat /proc/ide/hdc/settings
> >
> > name value min max mode
> > ---- ----- --- --- ----
> > bios_cyl 89355 0 65535 rw
> > bios_head 16 0 255 rw
> > bios_sect 63 0 63 rw
> > breada_readahead 4 0 127 rw
> > bswap 0 0 1 r
> > current_speed 69 0 69 rw
> > file_readahead 0 0 2097151 rw
> > ide_scsi 0 0 1 rw
> > init_speed 12 0 69 rw
> > io_32bit 1 0 3 rw
> > keepsettings 0 0 1 rw
> > lun 0 0 7 rw
> > max_kb_per_request 128 1 127 rw
> > multcount 0 0 8 rw
> > nice1 1 0 1 rw
> > nowerr 0 0 1 rw
> > number 2 0 3 rw
> > pio_mode write-only 0 255 w
> > slow 0 0 1 rw
> > unmaskirq 1 0 1 rw
> > using_dma
> > --------------------%X---------------
> >
> > max_kb_per_request has value 128 , but max is 127 !?
> >
> > max for multcount is 8 , but my drive supports 16 sectors. ( see hdparm output below )
> > If I set multcount to 8 sectors ( hdparm -m 8 /dev/hdc )
> > then /proc/ide/hdc/settings will show :
> > multcount 4 0 8 rw
> >
> > The values are divided by 2. Why ?
> >
> >
> > hdparm -i /dev/hdc :
> >
> > /dev/hdc:
> >
> > Model=IBM-DTLA-307045, FwRev=TX6OA60A, SerialNo=YMEYMML9342
> > Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw>15uSec Fixed DTR>10Mbs }
> > RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=40
> > BuffType=DualPortCache, BuffSize=1916kB, MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=off
> > CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=-66060037, LBA=yes, LBAsects=90069840
> > IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:240,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120}
> > PIO modes: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4
> > DMA modes: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2 udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 udma4 *udma5
> >
> > IDE interface is VIA xxx686b ( ATA-100 )
> > IDE driver is VIA IDE v4.3
> >
> > --
> > David Balazic
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