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Re: kern/37251: Seagate disks larger than 900GB don't get caught by the force_lba48 quirk in /usr/src/sys/dev/ata/wd.c
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 07:20:02AM +0000, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR kern/37251; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: buhrow%lothlorien.nfbcal.org@localhost (Brian Buhrow)
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Cc: buhrow%lothlorien.nfbcal.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: kern/37251: Seagate disks larger than 900GB don't get caught by
> the force_lba48 quirk in /usr/src/sys/dev/ata/wd.c
> Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 23:17:20 -0800
> hello. Now that Seagate has bought Maxtor, the Maxtor disks exhibit
> the same bug as Seagate disks with regard to LBA48 addressing.
> Although a general fix for such disks has been pulled up into -current
> and 4.0, it doesn't look like a fix for such disks is in 3.x trees. So,
> here is a diff which covers the new Maxtor disks as well for those of you
> still running 3.X systems.
The LBA48 bug detection code should also be in 3.x branches.
Maybe your system isn't recent enough ?
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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