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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5 ide 48-bit usage
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 02:01:45PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Thu, May 08 2003, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Iau, 2003-05-08 at 08:56, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > > That part is added, I still kept it at 65535 though akin to how we don't
> > > use that last sector in 28-bit commands either. For 48-bit commands this
> > > is totally irelevant, 32MiB or 32MiB-512b doesn't matter either way.
> >
> > Actually I changed the LBA28 code to use the last sector a while ago. It
> > has (unsuprisingly) caused zero problems because other OS's also
> > generate such requests.
> That's great, if you remember that was my requirement for usage of the
> last sector, that the Other OS used it. If it does, it can't be buggy.

Yes, there is documentation in ntfs-tools about the kernel not being able to
address the last sector like the Other OS does, and recommending to run
chkdsk immediately after creating a new ntfs volume under Linux...
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