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Re: kern/38376: Hitachi HDD need LBA48-QUIRK
The following reply was made to PR kern/38376; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
Cc: kern-bug-people%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/38376: Hitachi HDD need LBA48-QUIRK
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 22:47:41 +0200
On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 05:30:04PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> Is the actual problem that multi-sector transfers that cross the LBA48
> boundary fail?
> In which case shouldn't the code just look at the 'sector+count'
> when deciding whether to use LBA48 ?
I think it's just another drive with the LBA48 bug. This should now be
automatically detected and worked around by the kernel, but
netbsd-4-0-RELEASE doesn't have all the needed code.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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