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Re: [Xen-devel] Blkfront support for get geometry ioctl

To: Christian Limpach <Christian.Limpach@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Blkfront support for get geometry ioctl
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 23:03:28 +0100
Cc: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stephen Childs <Stephen.Childs@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 02:50:14PM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > why 2.6 has a completely different ioctl implementation that doesn't
> > actually do anything! Merging the two ioctl functions would seem a
> > good idea.
> Most of those ioctl's would seem to be handled by generic code.  I'm
> somewhat surprised that it's not the case for the GEOM one, I thought
> it was.

On 2.6 it might be. Stephen's patch is for the 2.4 ioctl.

 -- Keir

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