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    SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Feiya 5-in-1 Card Reader
    Well, that's the best answer I've gotten so far.

    I guess the patch can go in.


    On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 01:46:53AM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
    > On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 04:10:42PM -0700, Matthew Dharm wrote:
    > > I'm trying to find out why Windows doesn't choke on the strange
    > > READ_CAPACITY value.
    > That is an easy one.
    > It belongs to the recent partitioning discussion on l-k.
    > Windows knows the type of partition table, so reads the
    > partition table and the boot sector and the FAT and is happy.
    > Linux tries various things, depending on how you compiled your kernel,
    > and among other things also needs to examine the last sector.
    > So, only Linux will do bad things in case the capacity is off by one,
    > and only when your config includes partitioning types that use this
    > last sector.

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