Re: IDE HPA

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On Gwe, 2005-09-02 at 18:24 +0200, Molle Bestefich wrote:
> I meant the BIOS setup screen, not a firmware update...
> Supposedly the BIOS can change the bounds of the HPA with special ATA commands..

I've yet to see a BIOS that exposed the functionality

> Not if, as proposed, there was a kernel switch to enable including the
> HPA in the disc area.

And users magically knew about it - thats why it has to default the
other way.

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