[fmII] hdparm 8.1 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
A major code overhaul was made. Support for libata SATA/PATA drives
was significantly expanded. Much better compliance with the
SCSI-ATA-Translation specification was achieved. The -A, -W, and -M
flags can now be used without a parameter to query the current
setting. Several enhancements to the -I information were made. New
flags "--make-bad-sector", "--repair-sector", and "--read-sector"
were added. The "-N" flag was added to get/set max address/HPA. Many
other fixes and enhancements were made. 

Release focus:
5 - Major feature enhancements 

Project added:
Sun, Nov 22nd 1998 13:23 (9 years, 2 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
(original)
[Operating System    ] POSIX :: Linux
[Programming Language] C
[Topic               ] System :: Hardware, Utilities 

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