James Bottomley wrote:
> The expressed preference was simply to expand the ioctl (or add a new
> one that got the required information without having to go through the
> old HDIOGETGEO path to extract the value from a fictitious geometry).
> Greg was a bit sceptical of the value of the above proposal ...
However, you have to admit that kind of defeats the whole point of
having this information in sysfs. IMNSHO, even scanning sysfs is better
than keep adding binary ioctls.