[fmII] hdparm 9.12 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
The output of "-I" was updated with SATA-2.6 additions, and "form
factor" and "rotation" displays were added to it. APM level retrieval
is now supported with the "-B" flag. The "-C" output was updated to
match ATA8. Logical/physical sector size reporting was added. 

Release focus:
4 - Minor feature enhancements 

Project added:
Sun, Nov 22nd 1998 13:23 (10 years, 3 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

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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