[fmII] hdparm 5.5 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
This release adds limited support for SCSI (controlled) CDROM/optical
drives. It incorporates various -I clean-up patches. It removes
wordswap from capacity calculation (the latest kernels already do
it). Slight issues with ATA revision display have been fixed. Debian
scripts are included. 

Project description:
hdparm is a Linux shell utility for viewing and manipulating various
IDE drive and driver parameters. Most drives can benefit from
improved performance using a command similar to "hdparm -qm8 -qu1
-qc1 -qd1 /dev/hda".  

Trove categories:
[Development Status  ] 6 - Mature
[Environment         ] Console (Text Based)
[Intended Audience   ] System Administrators
[License             ] Freely Distributable, OSI Approved :: BSD License
[Operating System    ] POSIX :: Linux
[Programming Language] C
[Topic               ] System :: Hardware, Utilities 

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