Re: [PATCH] EDD: Check for correct EDD 3.0 length

From: Gleb Natapov
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 10:12:23 EST

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 02:49:45PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > I do not see support for other spec to be important, but you are welcome
> > to write support for it if you need it. The only way I see to check what
> > spec edd info corresponds to is to calculate checksum according to both
> > specs and see which one succeeds.
> No it doesn't work like that. This is a regression for existing working
> systems. It needs to be reverted or fixed. If it was a new feature you'd
> have a point - but it isn't. You've broken stuff, undo the breakage.
Code never supported anything but EDD4.0 spec. I checked history git.
Code erroneously tried to interpret EDD3.0 info according to EDD4.0 spec
providing garbage as a result.

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