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Re: scsi and windows boot problem

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: scsi and windows boot problem
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 20:36:47 +1000
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On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 09:27:24AM +0200, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
> > Debatable, since that ioctl() exists in every version of Linux back to
> > the 1.x days.  And there was no viable alternative until kernel 2.6.5
> > or so, and there is still no viable alternative for 2.4.x.
> There are many geometries. BIOS legacy, BIOS extended, CMOS, disk,
> whatever. HDIO_GETGEO tried to be all of them at the same time.  It didnt
> work because it's logically impossible since they are not always the same.

BIOS legacy is the only one that matters.


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