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SubjectRe: Disk Geometries reported incorrectly on 2.6.0-testX
On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 03:42:54PM +0100, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> > > The point is just that the Linux kernel has no idea about these BIOS
> > > fantasies.
> >
> > Can't you look inside BIOS memory, etc.?
> > Even call interrupts to query this stuff?
>
> Of course. And the details differ from BIOS to BIOS.

I know. But can't you figure it out for the 5 most popular BIOSes, or
whatever? Seems like a job for the kernel.

Cheers,
Andrew

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