Re: [Linux-NTFS-Dev] Geometry determination
From: Anton Altaparmakov
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 09:59:31 EST
On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 14:48, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> > I have been experimenting a little with what Windows / Linux 2.4 / Linux
> > 2.6 think the geometry of a couple of HDs is and the results are not
> > very promising. )-:
> > Using Linux 2.4, HDIO_GETGEO ioctl, I get the same Heads and Sectors per
> > Track as Windows on both HDs I tried it on. This is the good news.
> > I.e. at least on those two disks mkntfs as it stands now would create
> > Windows bootable partitions.
> > The bad news is that Linux 2.4, HDIO_GETGEO ioctl returns wrong values
> You mean 2.6?
Yes, sorry, I do mean 2.6.
Anton Altaparmakov <aia21 at cam.ac.uk> (replace at with @)
Unix Support, Computing Service, University of Cambridge, CB2 3QH, UK
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