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SubjectRe: 48-bit IDE [Re: 160gb disk showing up as 137gb]
On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 02:36:07PM -0700, Andre Hedrick wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Apr 2002, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 03:55:51PM +0300, Ville Herva wrote:
> > > On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 12:16:06PM +0200, you [Martin Bene] wrote:
> > > >
> > > > IDE: The kernel IDE driver needs to support 48-bit addresseing to support
> > > > 160GB.
> > > >
> > > > (...) however, you can do something about the linux ATA driver: code
> > > > is in the 2.4.19-pre tree, it went in with 2.4.19-pre3.
> > >
> > > But which IDE controllers support 48-bit addressing? Not all of them?
> >
> > ALL IDE controllers support 48-bit addressing. Actually, they don't need
> > to know about it.
>
> Sorry this is not correct, I have a list that fail.

Care to bless the mailing-list with the names of the chipsets that have
trouble?

> However I need to compose a test to revoke their 48-bit operations
> regardless if the device supports.

If you have a list, then the test is quite easy, ain't it?

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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