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SubjectRe: What to do about the 2TB limit on HDIO_GETGEO ?
Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>
>> Come on people, adding symlinks for device major:minor numbers in sysfs
>> to save a few 10s of lines of userspace code? Can things get sillier?
>>
>> You can add a single udev rule to probably build these in a tree in /dev
>> if you really need such a thing...
>>
>> And what's wrong with your new ioctl recomendation?
>
> Ah, there's some sanity. :)
>

It's not so much an issue of a few tens of lines of user space code, but
rather the fact that something that should be O(1) is currently O(n).

-hpa


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