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

Bruce Cran bruce at
Tue Dec 7 23:11:34 UTC 2010

On Tue, 7 Dec 2010 23:06:24 +0000
Bruce Cran <bruce at> wrote:
> I guess the fields are still defined to keep old tools happy.

I mean that values are still returned by the drive firmware,
while they could be left zero according to the spec. For example a new
1TB ATA-8 drive returns a geometry of 16H/63S/16383C in those fields.

Bruce Cran

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