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SubjectRe: What to do about the 2TB limit on HDIO_GETGEO ?
James Bottomley wrote:
>
> The expressed preference was simply to expand the ioctl (or add a new
> one that got the required information without having to go through the
> old HDIOGETGEO path to extract the value from a fictitious geometry).
>
> Greg was a bit sceptical of the value of the above proposal ...
>

However, you have to admit that kind of defeats the whole point of
having this information in sysfs. IMNSHO, even scanning sysfs is better
than keep adding binary ioctls.

-hpa



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