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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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