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Re: 4k sector drives

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Subject: Re: 4k sector drives
From: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 11:14:15 +0200
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On Mittwoch, 21. Juli 2010 Khelben Blackstaff wrote:
> No, don't set the jumper.

OK, luckily I didn't have time until now :-)

> WD EARS drives with 00Y model revision doesn't report the sector size
> properly and only report 512 bytes. (Use hdparm to see it)
> Those with 00Z revision report correctly that they have 4096 physical
> sector size and 512 logical sector size.

I have these:
Model=WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0, FwRev=50.0AB50, SerialNo=WD-WMAZ20035646
Model=WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0, FwRev=50.0AB50, SerialNo=WD-WMAZ20028252

Any chance to get Linux know they are 4k sector drives manually?

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