Re: cciss update for 2.6
From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 02:19:10 EST
On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 04:46:41PM -0600, mike.miller@xxxxxx wrote:
> Please consider this patch for inclusion in the 2.6 kernel.
> If no device is attached we now return -ENXIO instead of some bogus numbers.
> Prevents applications from trying to access non-existent disks.
> Also adds HDIO_GETGEO_BIG IOCTL that fdisk uses.
HDIO_GETGEO_BIG was only used by some horribly patched vendor fdisks.
It's not declared in the kernel, and thus no driver should implement it.
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