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On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 10:35:37AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Re-reading this it looks like I mixed standards. s/ATA6/ATA7 and s/ATA5/ATA6
> in what I wrote yesterday.
> ATA up to and including ATA6 says that words 60-61 shall be less than
> or equal to 0x10000000. ATA7 made this 0xfffffff (no idea why)
> which means that the last sector effectively addressable by LBA28
> effectively decreased by one sector between ATA6 and ATA7.

Worse than that, is changed between 2 revisions of ATA6 :(

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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