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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] msdos: add support for large disks
    On 03/04/2010 01:18 AM, OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
    > "Daniel Taylor"<> writes:
    >> It is only the intermediate variables in the module that are
    >> currently hard-coded to 32-bits, and which truncate the values.
    > BTW, it may not be only 32-bits truncate issue. IIRC, e.g. some
    > implement is checking the 0xaa mark at the end of sector. I forgot
    > almost though, IIRC, Windows writes 0xaa mark to the both of "end of
    > sector" and "end of 512" for compatibility.
    > Thanks.

    The spec is that the mark, partition table etc. at the end of 512 bytes;
    of course, a lot of people go that wrong.


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