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SubjectRe: Detection of Advanced Format drives
On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 15:25:52 +0530
Arun <engineerarun@gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there any way to detect the Advanced Format hard drives with 4K
> sector size? I understand that above kernel v. 2.6.31 it is supported.
> But is it possible detect automatically if the drive is an AF drive
> and how?

It's in the drive identify data (see the ATA 8 specification documents)



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