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SubjectRe: /proc/ide/hd?/settings obsolete in 2.6.
Pozs?r Bal?zs wrote:
> On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 11:33:27AM -0400, Wakko Warner wrote:
> > I am using edd to retrieve these parameters. Unfortunately there are some
> > utils that I use that I cannot give it the geometry. Those utils depend on
> > having the proper geometry so that the system can boot properly (no, it's
> > not booting linux).
> >
> > I need to work around what I can't fix otherwise. So far, the proc entry is
> > the only solution I have seen.
>
> If those utils just open and read some files under /proc, you could
> always overmount those files or use some LD_PRELOAD magic.

No no, I'm using /proc to set the right geometry. The programs use
HDGETGEO.

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