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SubjectRe: [patch] SGIIOC4 limit request size
On 2/1/06, Alan Cox <> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 03:36:07AM -0800, Jeremy Higdon wrote:
> > Here's one that removes xcount. It seems to work too.
> > Should we set hwif->rqsize to 256, or are we pretty safe in
> > expecting that the default won't rise? The driver should be
> 255 is the safest for LBA28 devices because a small number incorrectly
> interpret 0 (meaning 256) as 0. And that can have unfortunate results

We can blacklist vulnerable devices if needed.
We have been using 256 for a long time now.
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