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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ide: limit drive capacity to 137GB if host doesn't support LBA48
    On Iau, 2003-08-14 at 02:24, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > hwif->rqsize = old_hwif.rqsize;
    > - hwif->addressing = old_hwif.addressing;
    > + hwif->no_lba48 = old_hwif.no_lba48;

    This change is a bad idea. Its called "addressing" because that is what
    it is about (see SATA and ATA specs). In future SATA addressing becomes
    a 0,1,2 value because 48bits isnt enough, it may get more forms beyond

    Might be worth defining ADDR_LBA48, ADDR_LBA28 etc to make it clearer,
    but really people shouldnt be randomly hacking IDE code without having
    read the specifications.

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