[fmII] hdparm 5.7 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
The output of NULs in -I string fields was fixed along  with
big-endian -I crashes. The remains of defunct  major-number checks
were removed, and support for  the BLKGETSIZE64 IOCTL was added. A
--direct flag  that uses O_DIRECT on device open was  implemented.
-Istdin and -Istdout were renamed to  --Istdin and --Istdout
respectively. Other flags can  now follow -I, --Istdin, and

Release focus:
6 - Minor bugfixes 

Project added:
Sun, Nov 22nd 1998 13:23 (5 years, 9 months ago)

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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