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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Trivial, IDE geometry fix / defconfig changes
On Wed, 5 Jun 2002 01:41:46 +0200
Guest section DW <dwguest@win.tue.nl> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 09:56:17PM +0100, Robert Cardell wrote:
>
> > --- ide-disk.c.old Tue Jun 4 21:09:10 2002
> > +++ ide-disk.c Tue Jun 4 21:09:44 2002
> > @@ -929,9 +929,9 @@
> >
> > if (id->cfs_enable_2 & 0x0400) {
> > capacity_2 = id->lba_capacity_2;
> > - drive->cyl = (unsigned int) capacity_2 / (drive->head * drive->sect);
> > drive->head = drive->bios_head = 255;
> > drive->sect = drive->bios_sect = 63;
> > + drive->cyl = (unsigned int) capacity_2 / (drive->head * drive->sect);
> > drive->select.b.lba = 1;
> > set_max_ext = idedisk_read_native_max_address_ext(drive);
> > if (set_max_ext > capacity_2) {
> >
>
> Yes, let me confirm: this patch is required.
> I sent it to the list on 10 Feb 2002 ("[PATCH] tiny IDE fixes"); apparently
> nobody picked it up, or at least it didnt reach 2.4.19-pre9 yet.
> That patch also removed some dead code.

If you'd sent it to the trivial patch maintainer... <plug plug>

Rusty.
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