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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.


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