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    SubjectRe: Possible regression of LBA48 support for piix
    On 12/17/2009 05:04 AM, Romain Kubany wrote:
    > Ok, thanks for the prompt reply and the notice for the cc: :)
    > I'm using libata and ata_piix now.
    > My disk is seen as "sda" and a lshw is reporting the controler as using "ata_piix" :
    >
    > # lshw -c STORAGE
    > *-ide
    > description: IDE interface
    > product: 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE
    > vendor: Intel Corporation
    > physical id: 7.1
    > bus info: pci@0000:00:07.1
    > logical name: scsi0
    > logical name: scsi1
    > version: 01
    > width: 32 bits
    > clock: 33MHz
    > capabilities: ide bus_master emulated
    > configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0
    >
    > But fdisk always recognize the disk as 136.8Gb :
    >
    > # fdisk -l
    >
    > Disk /dev/sda: 136.8 GB, 136899993600 bytes
    > 16 heads, 63 sectors/track, 265260 cylinders
    > Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 = 516096 bytes
    > Disk identifier: 0xd7267427
    >
    > Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    > /dev/sda1 * 1 204 102815+ 83 Linux
    > /dev/sda2 205 2236 1024128 82 Linux swap / Solaris
    > /dev/sda3 2237 20805 9358776 83 Linux
    >
    > Here is the new kernel config file : http://pastebin.com/f65fd472b

    I would definitely be interested in seeing the 'dmesg' output for
    libata, and results from a more recent kernel.

    Jeff





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