1. NAME

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

2. SYNOPSIS

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

3. ARGUMENTS

bdev
    which device

capacity
    size of the disk in sectors

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

4. 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.

5. RETURNS

-1 on failure, 0 on success.

6. AUTHORS

James Bottomley < >
    Author.

Rob Landley < >
    Author.

7. COPYRIGHT