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[vox-tech] Problems with hdparm
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[vox-tech] Problems with hdparm

When I try to run hdparm (either in a root console, or single-user
command line), I get the following:

 HDIO_GET_MULTCOUNT failed: Invalid argument
 HDIO_GET_32BIT failed: Invalid argument
 HDIO_GET_UNMASKINTR failed: Invalid argument
 HDIO_GET_DMA failed: Invalid argument
 HDIO_GET_KEEPSETTINGS failed: Invalid argument
 readonly     =  0 (off)
 readahead    =  8 (on)
 geometry     = 19161/16/255, sectors = 78176880, start = 0

Why the "Invalid argument" responses?  I can't find anything in the
man page about this, and searching Google provides a number of hits,
but they (at least the ones I have found) do not seem to address this.

I'm running a patched 2.4.20.  Is there something I've missed in the
kernel that is causing this, or is it something else?



Cam Ellison Ph.D. R.Psych.
From Roberts Creek on B.C.'s incomparable Sunshine Coast

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