AHCI and correct drive geometry?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Sat Apr 19 12:11:48 UTC 2008

On Thu, 17 Apr 2008, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > I guess the problem is that it is impossible to know what systems
> > care about geometry and those that don't.
> Granted.  Perhaps we just need to tone it down a bit then.  On my
> system the warning appears when you first enter the fdisk editor, and
> then every time you move the cursor it reappears.  It claims that it
> is selecting a more sensible setting, but even so it still throws up
> loads of warnings. Perhaps it only needs to be displayed once, or
> maybe the 'make up a suggested geometry setting' code is broken on
> modern systems.

Hmm that does seem very aggressive (and broken).

I had a look at the code and it should only print it each time you enter 
the fdisk screen.

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