Re: [PATCH] Experimental IDE oops dumper v0.1

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 17:22:10 EST

> > to do for legacy free cases but the other bits like LBA48 and retuning
> > probably can be handled with some small chipset specific hooks
> Retuning not needed, LBA48 might be needed. Not sure about LBA48 in PIO
> mode, it might work even without chipset support - it's usually the
> LBA48+DMA combination that confuses the chips.

Well we know if it wont work pretty easily, but we need the dump code
LBA48 aware otherwise a dump on the end of the disk may end up dumping
on the wrong part if it wraps - again could be detected
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