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Re: qtparted and kernel disagree about partitions

2010/3/5 David Goodenough <david.goodenough@btconnect.com>:
> On Friday 05 March 2010, consul tores wrote:
>> 2010/3/4 Mike Dresser <mdresser_l@router.windsormachine.com>:
>> > On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, David Goodenough wrote:
>> >> hda: Host Protected Area detected.
>> >> ^Icurrent capacity is 268435455 sectors (137438 MB)
>> >> ^Inative  capacity is 312581808 sectors (160041 MB)
>> >
>> > Is this a PATA drive, and from there, has a jumper on the back for LBA48?
>> >
>> > Mike
>> The problem does not look related with HD, it is more related to  the
>>  kernel. Anyway, You can use a specific tool which is provided by the HDs'
>>  company.
> Well the linux tool to do the job is supposed to be hdparm -N, but that
> does not work because the correct option is not selected in the kernel
> David

Yes, it is absolutely correct respect to kernel, but the second
sentences is related to the HD (hardware). The first one reffers to
the kernel.


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