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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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