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    SubjectRe: ide-disk.c rev 1.13 killed CONFIG_IDEDISK_STROKE
    On Sad, 2003-08-02 at 18:42, Andries Brouwer wrote:
    > OK, so we have to investigate. This strange test was inserted
    > in 2.4 and 2.5 via Alan, and google gives me Alan's changelog:
    > Linux 2.5.66-ac1
    > o Don't issue WIN_SET_MAX on older drivers (Jens Axboe)
    > (Breaks some Samsung)

    Some older Samsung drives don't abort WIN_SET_MAX but the firmware
    hangs hence the check.

    > If possible we would like to remove the test and test the
    > right bits instead. But if that Samsung disk claims it
    > supports HPA and doesnt..

    That would be better if it is the case

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