This email is to inform you about the release of version '5.6' of 'hdparm'
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The changes in this release are as follows:
This release removed Major number restrictions in preparation for
adding HDIO ioctl support to Linux 2.6 SATA/SCsi drivers. There are
other minor changes and fixes.
4 - Minor feature enhancements
Sun, Nov 22nd 1998 13:23 (5 years, 8 months ago)
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".
[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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