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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.8 IDE 36
David Lang wrote:
> The common thing I use byteswap for is to mount my tivo (kernel 2.1.x)
> drives on my PC (2.4/5.x). those drives are byteswapped throughout the
> entire drive, including the partition table.
>
> It sounds as if you are removing this capability, am I misunderstaning you
> or is there some other way to do this? (and duplicating the drive to use
> dd to byteswap is not practical for 100G+)


Same problem as with SCSI disks, which are even more commonly moved
between different system types - please look there for a solution.
BTW.> I hardly beleve that your tivo is containing a DOS partition table -
otherwise the partition table will handle it all autmagically.

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