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SubjectRe: possible bug in ide-disk.c (2.6.18.2 but also older)
On Mon, 20 Nov 2006 18:57:21 +0100
Andreas Leitgeb <avl@logic.at> wrote:
> To me it now seems that my symptoms have twofold cause:
> -) misinterpretation of that drive's reported number of sectors.

The current code appears correct.

> -) accessing the last reported sector in search for a GPT.

The partition code triggers a 1K read for the last 512 bytes of the disk.
This breaks.
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