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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ide-cd: Improve "weird block size" error message
    On Tuesday 23 June 2009, David Miller wrote:
    > Therefore, any objections to something like this?
    > ide-cd: Don't warn on bogus block size unless it actually matters.
    > Frans Pop reported that his CDROM drive reports a blocksize of 2352,
    > and this causes new warnings due to commit
    > e8e7b9eb11c34ee18bde8b7011af41938d1ad667 ("ide-cd: fix oops when using
    > growisofs").
    > What we're trying to do is make sure that "blocklen >> SECTOR_BITS"
    > is something the block layer won't choke on.
    > And for Frans case "2352 >> SECTOR_BITS" is equal to
    > "2048 >> SECTOR_BITS", and thats "4".

    So basically there's garbage in unused bits?

    > So warning in this case gives no real benefit.

    Fine by me. I'll be glad to be rid of that error :-)
    I'll give your patch a try with my next build.

    But I think my patch still makes sense for those cases where the original
    error _does_ exist. Unless your patch fixes those as well, but we can't
    know that for sure, can we?

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