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SubjectRe: [PATCH] make ide-cd handle non-2kB sector sizes
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004, Jens Axboe wrote:

> It's a good first start, thanks for doing this. You really want to be
> storing this info in the queue, though, there's a hardsector size just
> for this very purpose. That way other layers know about the hardware
> sector size as well, not just ide-cd. And you get other things right for
> free as well, for instance ide_cdrom_prep_fs() needs a correct hardware
> block size or it will build wrong cdbs.

Hmmm. I'm doing

blk_queue_hardsect_size(drive->queue, sectors_per_frame << 9);

inside of cdrom_read_toc, is that not enough? Or do you mean that
I should only store it in the queue and not also in cdrom_state_flags?

> Hmm, you made it a bit more confusing. It should read that writes must
> be hardware sector aligned. Something ala
>
> if ((rq->nr_sectors << 9) & (sector_size - 1) ||
> (rq->sector & ((sector_size >> 9) - 1)))
> problem

I'll change that.

> > - set_capacity(drive->disk, toc->capacity * SECTORS_PER_FRAME);
> > + set_capacity(drive->disk, toc->capacity * sectors_per_frame);
> > +
> > + if (CDROM_STATE_FLAGS(drive)->sectors_per_frame != sectors_per_frame)
> > + printk(KERN_INFO "%s: new hardware sector size %lu\n",
> > + drive->name, sectors_per_frame << 9);
>
> if you feel you must print this, then do it in the same line as the
> other cdrom info printed.

This happens on disc change, no other info is normally printed. But this
printk can probably go away, I just put it there for debugging.

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Ciao,
Pascal

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