svn commit: r216269 - head/sys/geom/part

Andriy Gapon avg at
Tue Dec 7 22:14:11 UTC 2010

on 08/12/2010 00:05 Matthew Jacob said the following:
> On 12/7/2010 1:54 PM, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 07/12/2010 22:46 Bruce Cran said the following:
>>>    Don't warn if a partition appears not to be aligned on a track boundary.
>>>    Modern disks use LBA and create a fake CHS geometry that doesn't have any
>>>    relation to the on-disk layout of data.
>> You repeated that statement, so I am picking on you :-)
>> Can someone show me how/where exactly modern drives fakes CHS geometry?
> cf cam_calc_geometry

But that's not drive firmware code :-)
It's us faking those parameters for ourselves for some unknown reason.
Stupid us :-) But not the drives / manufacturers.

Andriy Gapon

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