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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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