mdraid and hpa upgrade issues

Jarod Wilson jwilson at
Thu May 24 22:11:17 UTC 2007

Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>>>>> "JW" == Jarod Wilson <jwilson at> writes:
> JW> This link gives some data on how to use the setmax utility to nuke
> JW> the hpa area on a drive[...]
> Someone should try this and then (assuming it works) we need to get
> setmax into extras ASAP.  I'll promise to review it quickly if someone
> submits it.

Nah, not as necessary now, Jeremy hacked in support so you can pass the 
necessary libata module option at install time so we can happily ignore 
the hpa, and its working perfectly for me. It will need to be filed 
under 'known issues' in the wiki, if it isn't already...

Jarod Wilson
jwilson at

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