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SubjectRe: Detection of Advanced Format drives
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>>>>> "Alan" == Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> writes:

>> 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?

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

Or:

http://oss.oracle.com/~mkp/docs/linux-advanced-storage.pdf

--
Martin K. Petersen Oracle Linux Engineering


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