Re: Linux vs. DOSEMU geometry (Was: Re: DosEMU, Ghost: VGA screen garbled...)

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On 24 Sep 2009 at 17:42, Bart Oldeman wrote:
> > you mean completely bogus?
> Well it may not be completely bogus as you explained -- however things
> have changed in the Linux kernel too. particularly from 2.4 to 2.6.

> I have a 4G USB key that I used to test "wholedisk" with a
> preformatted geometry (as I could see in the DOS boot sector) of
> CHS=978/128/63; however HDIO_GETGEO reported CHS=1017/125/62. This
> value was invented by setsize() in the Linux kernel's
> drivers/scsi/scsicam.c. 
I see...

Thanks for the update :-) It's indeed been many months since the last 
time I bothered to investigate :-) Now I fully approve of your 
approach. Good luck and thanks for the great job that you're doing.

Frank Rysanek
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