2002-09-25 02:13:59

by Jeff Garzik

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Subject: Re: Using ATAPI 6 "SET MAX EXT" Command and HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl

David Christensen wrote:
> Is there a way to issue the ATAPI 6 "SET MAX EXT" command using the HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl? As of 2.4.18 kernel, there doesn't seem to be a way to write the high order bytes to the IDE controller to implement the command for a 48bit LBA drive. Would HDIO_DRIVE_TASKFILE work instead?
> David Christensen
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Take a look at code in drivers/ide/*.c related to CONFIG_IDEDISK_STROKE...