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Re: block size in /proc/partitions bug?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-rcm at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 09:53:57 -0400
- Subject: Re: block size in /proc/partitions bug?
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On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 11:54:59AM +0200, Christian Damkjer George wrote:
>I am working on a tool which reads raw from a disk via cygwin's /dev/sdX
>interface, which works fine. But I need to determine the size of the
>disk preferably in sectors. I can not find a get ata identity
>functionality in cygwin, but I can live without it if I could get the
>disk size elsewhere. My disk is 40 Gb which is divided in to two
>partitions on 20Gb each. "df" reports 19567136 and 20625392 1k-blocks
>each, which is the correct size. But /proc/partitions says 313074216 and
>330167880 which is about a factor 0.0625 of compared to linux. Why this
>strange factor it seems like you accidently multiplied by 16.
The source code would either confirm or deny that wouldn't it?
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