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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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