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    SubjectRe: [Linux-NTFS-Dev] Geometry determination
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    On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 14:48, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
    > On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
    >
    > > I have been experimenting a little with what Windows / Linux 2.4 / Linux
    > > 2.6 think the geometry of a couple of HDs is and the results are not
    > > very promising. )-:
    > >
    > > Using Linux 2.4, HDIO_GETGEO ioctl, I get the same Heads and Sectors per
    > > Track as Windows on both HDs I tried it on. This is the good news.
    > > I.e. at least on those two disks mkntfs as it stands now would create
    > > Windows bootable partitions.
    > >
    > > The bad news is that Linux 2.4, HDIO_GETGEO ioctl returns wrong values
    >
    > You mean 2.6?

    Yes, sorry, I do mean 2.6.

    Best regards,

    Anton
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    Anton Altaparmakov <aia21 at cam.ac.uk> (replace at with @)
    Unix Support, Computing Service, University of Cambridge, CB2 3QH, UK
    Linux NTFS maintainer / IRC: #ntfs on irc.freenode.net
    WWW: http://linux-ntfs.sf.net/ &
    http://www-stu.christs.cam.ac.uk/~aia21/

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