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    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] libata: implement ->set_capacity()
    On Thu, 13 May 2010 11:38:07 -0500
    James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@suse.de> wrote:

    > On Thu, 2010-05-13 at 18:22 +0200, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > > > Instead of just saying unlock the HPA and show me the new capacity
    > > > (with a rescan), you have to echo the right number of sectors to the
    > > > set_capacity variable. Isn't a hpa_unlock libata specific attribute
    > > > better (you could even call BLKRRPART from the user context of the
    > > > write)?
    > >
    > > Hmmm... I lost you. What are you talking about?
    >
    > Instead of making this a block sysfs attribute, since HPA is SATA only,
    > why not make it a libata attribute for the disk?

    HPA is both PATA and SATA (and USB SCSI pass through ATA over SCSI etc
    with some of the more functional USB/ATA bridges.



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