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    SubjectRe: What to do about the 2TB limit on HDIO_GETGEO ?
    James Bottomley wrote:
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    > 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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