Name

scsicam_bios_param — Determine geometry of a disk in cylinders/heads/sectors.

Synopsis

int scsicam_bios_param (struct block_device * bdev,
 sector_t capacity,
 int * ip);
 

Arguments

bdev

which device

capacity

size of the disk in sectors

ip

return value: ip[0]=heads, ip[1]=sectors, ip[2]=cylinders

Description

determine the BIOS mapping/geometry used for a drive in a SCSI-CAM system, storing the results in ip as required by the HDIO_GETGEO ioctl.

Return

-1 on failure, 0 on success.