Re: qtparted and kernel disagree about partitions
On Friday 05 March 2010, consul tores wrote:
> 2010/3/5 David Goodenough <email@example.com>:
> > On Friday 05 March 2010, consul tores wrote:
> >> 2010/3/4 Mike Dresser <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >> > 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
> >> 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
> > (CONFIG_IDE_TASK_IOCTL).
> > 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.
Are you saying there is a hardware tool provided by Samsung?
Anyway, if you look at bug 572618 you will see the solution, it involves
two parameters for modules.