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SubjectRe: What's in libata-dev.git
Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 11 2006, Alan Cox wrote:
>> We could perhaps do it by ATA version - 255 for ATA < 3 256 for ATA 3+,
>
> Might be sane, yep.


Since we're doing this just for paranoia, and nobody can actually
produce a problem case, it's safer just to hardcode 255 for all cases,
than try to come up with a hueristic that won't be exercised for another
decade...

Most new disks are lba48 anyway. (should we use 65535 there too???)

Jeff


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