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    1 hdparm-9.60:
    2 	- support for ioSafe Solo with jMicron bridge, courtesy Matthias-Christian Ott.
    3 hdparm-9.59:
    4 	- decode more bits from id[69], courtesy Adrián Kálazi.
    5 	- allow passing of custom LDFLAGS from the environment.
    6 	- add new "static" target.
    7 	- fix --dco-identify max sectors, courtesy of Paul Sultana.
    8 	- get rid of leftover "unknown" variables from identify.c
    9 	- fixed return values from get_log_page_data().
   10 hdparm-9.58:
   11 	- fix bug from 9.57 whereby -I for non-ATA might segfault.
   12 hdparm-9.57:
   13 	- added --set-sector-size flag to change logical sector size.
   14 	- fixed handling of non-512 byte logical sectors in several places.
   15 	- fixed possibility of infinite loop in sysfs_find_attr_file_path().
   16 	- respect the "quiet" flag in a few more places.
   17 	- skip "full device" checks for character devices (eg. /dev/sg*).
   18 	- don't issue READ_LOG_EXT commands unless the drive claims to support them.
   19 	- work around kernel/sysfs bug for "start" lba.
   20 hdparm-9.56:
   21 	- fixed byte order for --Istdout so that --Istdin can grok it
   22 	- added --Iraw for raw binary output of IDENTIFY data to a file
   23 hdparm-9.55:
   24 	- added #include <sys/sysmacros.h> for major()/minor() macros
   25 hdparm-9.54:
   26 	- Partial revert of Jmicron changes, from Jan Friesse.
   27 hdparm-9.53:
   28 	- Read Drive Capacity fixes from Iestyn Walters.
   29 	- SET MAX ADDRESS fixes from Tom Yan <tom.ty89@gmail.com>.
   30 	- added --security-prompt-for-password to --security-help output.
   31 	- fwdownload changes from Jihoon Lee.
   32 hdparm-9.52:
   33 	- Jmicron SATA-USB bridge support from Jan Friesse <jfriesse@gmail.com>.
   34 hdparm-9.51:
   35 	- add support for Jmicron USB-SATA bridges, courtesy Jan Friesse <jfriesse@gmail.com>.
   36 hdparm-9.51:
   37 	- New --security-prompt-for-password flag for use with the various --security- actions.
   38 	- Makefile tweak from Mike Frysinger.
   39 	- fix spelling/typos in man page and "removable", courtesy of Alex Mestiashvili.
   40 	- fix spelling/typos in --sanitize-crypto-scramble, courtesy of Tom Yan.
   41 	- fix NULL password handling in --security-unlock, courtesy of Tom Yan.
   42 hdparm-9.50:
   43 	- minor fixes for sanitize device stuff.
   44 hdparm-9.49:
   45 	- add ACS-3 overprovisioning support, courtesy of Intel.
   46 	- fix bug in display of security section and use updated erase-time values from ACS-3, courtesy of Patrick Higgins.
   47 	- increase timeout on fwdownload to 2 minutes, courtesy of Rusy Carruth.
   48 	- fix bugs from devslp patch.
   49 hdparm-9.48:
   50 	- fix bugs from devslp patch.
   51 hdparm-9.47:
   52 	- added devslp patch (IDENTIFY word 76) from David Woodhouse.
   53 	- help and manpage fixes from Michal Minar.
   54 hdparm-9.46:
   55 	- fix compilation with "musl libc".
   56 	- added "hex:aabbcc.." for binary security passwords.
   57 	- return EIO when read_big_block() fails
   58 	- use llabs() rather than abs() in identify.c
   59 hdparm-9.45:
   60 	- fixed blocksize handling in fibmap code to use result from FIGETBSZ in more places (Anton Altaparmakov).
   61 	- fixed divide by zero exception in geom.c
   62 	- tidying up formatting in sgio.c
   63 hdparm-9.44:
   64 	- changed reg_flags struct to more closely match kernel definition (Lucas Magasweran).
   65 	- added fwdownload mode "E" support (Rusty Carruth).
   66 	- fix timeouts for security-erase (again!)
   67 	- change display of security "supported" to handle ambiguous reporting from drives
   68 	- don't rely upon C-library for byte-swapping
   69 	- added --dco-setmax support, courtesy of Geoff Papilion.
   70 hdparm-9.43
   71 	- rearrange flag execution so that the idle/standby/sleep "now" flags are executed last.
   72 hdparm-9.42
   73 	- fix ordering of -S -y flags
   74 	- spelling, typo, and formatting fixes for manpage and others
   75 	- set block-count to 1 for Security commands sent via SAT (sgio)
   76 	- use FIGETBSZ to determine filesystem block size for fibmap -- needed for FAT
   77 	- fix master password revcode handling
   78 	- try and fix reg_flags (again!) for old IDE taskfile ioctls
   79 	- fixed '&&' bug in dco_identify code
   80 	- force sector dumps (read-sector, identify, ..) to use le16 output format
   81 hdparm-9.41
   82 	- proper SCT identify info courtesy of Leonid Evdokimov <leon@darkk.net.ru>
   83 	- updated raid1ext4trim.sh-1.5 script
   84 hdparm-9.40
   85 	- avoid HDIO_GETGEO_BIG when possible (doesn't exist in linux-2.6.xx and beyond)
   86 	- pad secure erase timeouts by 30minutes rather than 5minutes.
   87 hdparm-9.39
   88 	- added -R flag to control Read-Write-Verify feature, courtesy of Gordan Bobic
   89 	- nuked leftover sgio.c.orig file
   90 hdparm-9.38
   91 	- updated wiper.sh to allow all SCSI_DISK major numbers
   92 	- updated handing for very long SECURITY-ERASE times
   93 	- added -J flag for wdidle3 set/get
   94 hdparm-9.37
   95 	- handle raid1 start_lba values, and show -1 for indeterminte raid start_lba values
   96 	- abort --fibmap when start_lba is indeterminate
   97 	- updated wiper.sh to fix a kink with hfsplus filesystems
   98 	- updated wiper.sh to no longer rely on the obsolete "rdev" command
   99 hdparm-9.36
  100 	- udpated raid1ext4trim.sh script to version 1.4
  101 	- updated wiper.sh to support hfsplus and ntfs filesystem types, courtesy of Heiko Wegeler
  102 	- updated wiper.sh with new flag to enable unattended operation, and handle SIGPIPE
  103 	- updated manpage to indicate max sector range of 65335 for TRIM
  104 hdparm-9.35
  105 	- third go at fixing cdb issues, fixing -B flag.  Got it this time (finally).
  106 hdparm-9.34
  107 	- fix bad/missing cdb transfer length field for IDENTIFY and some other commands
  108 hdparm-9.33
  109 	- fix AHCI issues in sg16(): don't ask for sense_data on DATA-xfer commands
  110 	- fix compiler warnings on old systems
  111 	- fixed compilation on old systems lacking __be16
  112 hdparm-9.32
  113 	- fix b0rked (since 9.27?) SET_FEATURES commands; eg. -B, -M, etc..
  114 hdparm-9.31
  115 	- fix oflags bug in do_taskfile_cmd().
  116 	- change --user-master to default to "user" instead of "master", for better drive compatibility.
  117 	- use drive-supplied timeout (plus a little) for security-erase commands
  118 	- use 15 secs as default general timeout (instead of 5)
  119 	- ensure timeouts get passed through to sg16 correctly
  120 	- increment revision-code when setting master-password, rather than always using 0xff11
  121 	- update HPA description in manpage
  122 hdparm-9.30
  123 	- report word[105] in -I :  max 512-byte blocks of range-data per DSM/Trim command
  124 	- fix wiper.sh/hdparm to use only as many LBA ranges per TRIM as the drive can handle
  125 	- manpage / help-text cleanups from Benno Schulenberg <bensberg@justemail.net>
  126 hdparm-9.29
  127 	- add --offset for use with -t, to get timings from middle/end of drive,
  128 	     courtesy of Sergei Kirjanov <rewlad@gmail.com>
  129 	- restrict --trim-sector-ranges-stdin to small TRIM commands on most drives
  130 	- fix w62 bug in -I
  131 	- dump all data bytes with --verbose
  132 	- warn about bad/missing sense data, but continue regardless
  133 	- show in/out data[] separately with --verbose
  134 	- Add reporting to -I for sata3 signaling speed.
  135 	- force use of ATA_16 for all commands to ATAPI devices.
  136 	- supply a sector count of "1" for IDENTIFY commands, to satisfy buggy USB3 bridges.
  137 hdparm-9.28
  138 	- check for EBADE for IDE/ATAPI compatibility with recent kernels
  139 	- always issue both methods when setting DVD speed with -E
  140 	- use /usr/sbin/rdev to find rootdev in wiper.sh
  141 	- fix reporting of Sector-0 offset, from Martin Petersen
  142 	- first crack at decoding the "WD Idle3" vendor-unique command (disabled by default)
  143 hdparm-9.27
  144 	- wiper.sh updated to wiper-2.3
  145 	- fix definition of reg_flags in sgio.h to work with old IDE drivers again
  146 hdparm-9.26
  147 	- wiper.sh updated to wiper-2.2
  148 	- zero-day bugfix for "hdparm -i" on model names with embedded blanks
  149 	- bugfix for --security-erase-enhanced, courtesy of Cyril.Guyot@hitachigst.com
  150 	- set _FILE_OFFSET_BITS in geom.c (still need to do this in hdparm.c someday)
  151 	- added reporting for "Deterministic read ZEROs after TRIM" feature
  152 hdparm-9.25
  153 	- slightly tidier output from --trim-* commands
  154 	- restrict --trim-sector-ranges-stdin to limit from /sys/block/sd?/queue/max_sectors_kb
  155 	- updated wiper.sh to use --trim-sector-ranges-stdin rather than --trim-sector-ranges
  156 hdparm-9.24
  157 	- fixed malloc() bug in --trim-sector-ranges: it was allocating half the required size (oops).
  158 hdparm-9.23
  159 	- minor cosmetic changes in fibmap.c
  160 	- added --trim-sector-ranges-stdin for wiper.sh-2.0
  161 	- tightened up excess-args checking on a number of flags
  162 	- added name to version line
  163 hdparm-9.22
  164 	- added fsync() call inside --fallocate
  165 	- fixed fibmap.c to work around an observed ext4 bug with FIEMAP's "LAST" flag
  166 	- added detailed comments to wiper.sh
  167 	- more rework of wiper.sh, added xfs support, added generic online support
  168 	- twiddled the code in geom.c slightly
  169 	- cosmetic changes in fibmap.c and the manpage description of --fibmap
  170 	- added kernel patch for compat_ioctl::fiemap support
  171 hdparm-9.21
  172 	- fixes and (big) speedups to wiper.sh (v1.2) script
  173 hdparm-9.20
  174 	- unified the online/offline wiper scripts into a single wiper.sh script
  175 	- fixed bug whereby the wiper scripts generated command-lines too long for bash
  176 	- fixed non-zero exit status from successful --trim-sector-ranges
  177 	- reimplemented --trim-sector-ranges to use sg16() directly, with aligned data
  178 	- allow wiper scripts to issue TRIM with up to 255 sectors of LBA-range data
  179 	- added kernel patch file for sil24 protocol fix, needed for wiper/TRIM
  180 	- cosmetic updates to the wiper scripts
  181 	- fixed confirmation prompt text for --trim-sector-ranges
  182 	- fixed manpage example for --trim-sector-ranges
  183 	- removed some dead code (previously #if 0'd)
  184 hdparm-9.19
  185 	- fixed compile of fallocate.c on older systems
  186 	- fixed man page description of --fallocate (parameters were reversed)
  187 hdparm-9.18
  188 	- fixed -E (set cd/dvd streaming speed)
  189 	- updated man page for --fallocate, indicating ext4/xfs only
  190 	- bumped max_sectors to 8000000 per TRIM in wiper scripts
  191 	- s/awk/$GAWK/ in wiper.sh.online script
  192 	- fixed Changelog for 9.17
  193 hdparm-9.17
  194 	- added wiper/ subdirectory with preliminary SSD-wiper (TRIM) scripts
  195 	- nuked kernel_patches/ subdirectory
  196 	- Capitalize first word of each line of help output
  197 	- added ioctl(FIEMAP) support to --fibmap
  198 	- added --fallocate flag
  199 	- added --trim-sector-ranges flag
  200 	- removed --trim-sectors flag
  201 	- removed --fibmap-sector flag
  202 	- first cut at wiper.sh script, to trim unused space on a non-rw ext[234] filesystem
  203 	- embed VERSION string for easier digging out with strings(1)
  204 hdparm-9.16
  205 	- new protocol-specific forms of --fwdownload flags
  206 	- added --trim-sectors flag
  207 	- prevent segfaults when get_identify_data() fails
  208 	- added full word69 features reporting for -I
  209 	- added BuffSize=unknown to -i
  210 hdparm-9.15
  211 	- fix sgio.c LBA48 bugs on big-endian machines
  212 	- fix -m to work with libata
  213 	- added development snapshot of --erase-sectors (256) command (do not use)
  214 	- added development snapshot of --format-track  (256) command (do not use)
  215 hdparm-9.14
  216 	- display DSM determinate/indeterminate TRIM support in -I output
  217 	- tidy output of CFA features from -I
  218 	- switch back to O_RDONLY for everything, to keep Debian/udevd happy
  219 		http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=522091
  220 	  Note that the kernel returns EFAULT rather than EPERM from SG_IO for
  221 	  non-root users, and *no* SG_IO functions work for non-root users now.
  222 hdparm-9.13
  223 	- fix O_DIRECT (--direct) for arch's other than x86
  224 	- strip leading/trailing spaces from -i model/fwrev/serno strings
  225 hdparm-9.12
  226 	- added logical/physical sector size reporting
  227 	- updated -I output with SATA-2.6 additions
  228 	- support APM level retrieval with -B flag
  229 	- updated -C output to match ATA8
  230 	- added "form factor" and "rotation" display to -I, courtesy of Martin K.Petersen.
  231 hdparm-9.11
  232 	- switch back to ATA_16 by default: required by libata for ATAPI devices
  233 	- add --prefer-ata12 to force use of ATA_12 when needed (some USB enclosures)
  234 hdparm-9.10
  235 	- try and improve CF card detection
  236 	- fix display of mwdma modes 3,4 for CF cards
  237 hdparm-9.9
  238 	- recalculate cyls when kernel returns a truncated value
  239 hdparm-9.8
  240 	- fix -N  to correctly use top 4 LBA bits on non-LBA48 drives
  241 hdparm-9.7
  242 	- FIX RATHER NASTY LBA48/LBA28 CONFUSION BUGS
  243 	- use ATA_12 by default (helps USB), ATA_16 only when needed for LBA48
  244 hdparm-9.6
  245 	- fix -N for 1.5TB drives (from Justin Maggard)
  246 hdparm-9.5
  247 	- byteswap ID strings for fwdownload workarounds
  248 	- Makefile fixes for $(STRIP) from Wolfram Sang
  249 hdparm-9.4
  250 	- nuked --fwdownload80 in favour of model-specific workarounds
  251 	- use mlock() instead of MAP_POPULATE in fwdownload.c
  252 	- issue SET_STREAMING command as part of -E (for newer CD/DVD drives)
  253 		courtesy of Thomas Orgis <thomas@orgis.org>
  254 		and Thomas Fritzsche" <tf@noto.de>.
  255 hdparm-9.3
  256 	- new --idle-immediate and --idle-unload commands
  257 hdparm-9.2
  258 	- fix WWN output from -I
  259 hdparm-9.1
  260 	- tidy up output from --dco-identify, add more info to manpage
  261 	- add kernel (device driver) bug detection/warning to -N output
  262 hdparm-9.0
  263 	- update debian directory contents
  264 	- add --dco-freeze, --dco-identify, --dco-restore flags
  265 	- fix sgio.c to be more clever around the lba28 boundary
  266 	- add supposedly obsolete "cache/buffer size" reporting to -I
  267 	- new --fwdownload flag
  268 	- fix error reporting from sg16().
  269 	- dump entire returned sense desc[] in sgio.c with --verbose
  270 hdparm-8.9
  271 	- support /sys/block symlinks (some kernels seem to have those).
  272 hdparm-8.8
  273 	- fix -r, -a so that they display their values again (duh).
  274 	- define BLKGETSIZE64 locally to avoid broken system headers that use u64 with it.
  275 	- update man page to indicate that --security-* flags must be standalone
  276 	- fix -Q to permit querying queue_depth (was broken in v8.7).
  277 hdparm-8.7
  278 	- fixes to permit building against older kernels which lack SG_IO
  279 	- added build script for empeg systems
  280 	- removed -R, -U flags: kernel support is broken and being removed
  281 	- fixed IO_support output
  282 	- prevent error messages from default flags
  283 	- added sysfs.c, geom.c, fibmap.c
  284 	- use sysfs for device start_lba/nsectors values whereever possible (for >= 2TB drives)
  285 	- new standalone --fibmap and --fibmap-sector flags
  286 	- converted -Q to access the queue_depth attribute from sysfs (now works for SATA!)
  287 	- fixed readonly issue with optical drives that some people noticed
  288 hdparm-8.6
  289 	- add partition safeguards to r/w sector and make_bad_sector
  290 hdparm-8.5
  291 	- fix u8->u16 bug in security commands for all of 8.x series, Christian Franke
  292 	- try and quiet errors from flush_buffer_cache()
  293 hdparm-8.4
  294 	- oops: v8.3 broke --write-sector.  Fix it again.
  295 hdparm-8.3
  296 	- fixed -i display for udma6
  297 	- try and exit with errno on fail paths, from Ladislav Michnovic
  298 hdparm-8.2
  299 	- clear feat register for safety with SET_MAX_ADDRESS command
  300 	- add note to manpage regarding possible -N transient failures
  301 	- IDE_TASKFILE bug fixes and cleanups: works with old IDE driver now
  302 	- fix misreporting of dma modes on some SATA-ATAPI bridged drives
  303 hdparm-8.1
  304 	- fixed -U parameter bug
  305 	- added ATA8 minor revision info to -I, courtesy of chrfranke
  306 	- added WorldWideNumber to -I, courtesy of Raksac
  307 hdparm-8.0
  308 	- added --make-bad-sector to deliberately create a media error
  309 	- added --write-sector (aka. --repair-sector) to repair a media error
  310 	- added --read-sector to test for a media error
  311 	- Makefile dependency tweaks
  312 	- added -N (get/set max address/HPA) flag, courtesy of Jakub Bogusz
  313 	- fixed LBAsects output from -i to use LBA48 values when available
  314 	- fixed alternate opcode for SLEEPNOW
  315 	- lots of changes/fixes to sgio.c to support more commands
  316 	- add detection of buggy Sandisk 16MB CF card
  317 	- fixed tf_to_lba() bug, courtesy of Jakub Bogusz
  318 hdparm-7.7
  319 	- fixed bug whereby old data was shown after settings changed (eg. with -W0)
  320 	- removed old notes about a "correction factor" from man page -tT descriptions
  321 	- retry open with O_RDONLY if O_RDWR fails with errno==EROFS
  322 hdparm-7.6
  323 	- added -F flag to flush on-drive write cache buffer
  324 	- replaced use of shm* functions with of mmap()/mlock()
  325 	- removed gcc -Wextra flag --> unsupported on Debian Sarge
  326 	- re-allow use of --security-freeze in combination with other flags
  327 hdparm-7.5
  328 	- beef up warnings for -s1 flag, as people seem to be ignoring them
  329 hdparm-7.4
  330 	- ignore ENOTTY response from DRIVE_CMD(NULL)
  331 	- decode CFA advanced timing information
  332 hdparm-7.3
  333 	- fixed spelling of --drq-hsm-error in -h output
  334 	- fixed SG_IO CDB[2] bits for better SAT compliance
  335 	- fixed version number (v7.2 has "7.1" as version, doh!)
  336 	- added #ifdef around use of BLKGETSIZE64
  337 	- manpage updated
  338 	- flush_cache before/after -W0 action
  339 	- use O_RDWR instead of O_RDONLY for better SG_IO compatibility
  340 hdparm-7.2
  341 	- tweak -C
  342 	- added more debug info from --verbose
  343 	- added --drq-hsm-error to test libata EH (VERY DANGEROUS, do not use)
  344 	- fixed breakage when used with old IDE driver
  345 hdparm-7.1
  346 	- big-endian fixes for -I, --Istdin, --Istdout
  347 	- cody tidying in sgio.c
  348 	- updated help/manpage for -v
  349 	- marked -s1 as (DANGEROUS)
  350 hdparm-7.0
  351 	- new command-line parser
  352 	- allow any chars (except 0x00) in security passwords
  353 	- fixed -s manpage format error
  354 	- updated -W manpage description
  355 	- major internal rework in hdparm.c
  356 	- added SET_FEATURES subcommand 0x07 to the -s0 sequence
  357 	   (the kernel will eventually have to do this automatically)
  358 	- fixed duplicate display of udma modes 3,4,5 with -i
  359 	- added Timed-Command-Completion (TLC) data for -I
  360 	- added support for SG_IO (SAT) ATA_16 command transport
  361 	- ignore case for longargs (eg. --istdout or --Istdout)
  362 	- remove dependencies on <linux/hdreg.h>
  363 	- added query wcache (-W)
  364 	- enhanced query acoustic (-M)
  365 	- added kernel_patches directory with patches for ATAPI support
  366 hdparm-6.9
  367 	- added -s flag to control power-up in standby
  368 	  (thanks to chrfranke)
  369 	- make --Istdin more robust
  370 	- added -I recognition of SMART Command Transport (SCT)
  371 	   (thanks to chrfranke).
  372 	- fix X2 over-reporting of -T results
  373 	- add udma 3/4/5 modes to the -i results
  374 hdparm-6.8
  375 	- improve parsing/operation of --Istdin function
  376 hdparm-6.7
  377 	- don't default to "-v" when only new "--" longopts are used.
  378 	- calculate integrity word if not correct
  379 	- remove used code/parameter from identify()
  380 	- fix "(null)" strings from the "Drive conforms to" line of -I
  381 	- tidied up usage of prefix vars in Makefile
  382 	- fix bug in -C implementation
  383 	- new -H flag for (Hitachi) drive temperature
  384 hdparm-6.6
  385 	- fix build for Redhat/Fedora systems.
  386 	- disable security commands when building on Redhat/Fedora,
  387 	  as they lack the required data structures in the system headers.
  388 hdparm-6.5
  389 	- fix -I bugs from version 6.4.
  390 hdparm-6.4
  391 	- Makefile updates from Mikkel Krautz.
  392 	- manpage updates / corrections.
  393 	- fixed bug in -C code.
  394 	- major updates to bring -I information up to current specs.
  395 hdparm-6.3
  396 	- added reporting of ATA revision numbers > 7
  397 hdparm-6.2
  398 	- eliminated short form (-F) of --security-freeze flag
  399 	- completely revamped ATA Security Commands
  400 	   (now they actually work sometimes)
  401 	   courtesy of Leonard den Ottolander (a BIG thank-you!)
  402 hdparm-6.1
  403 	- fix BLKGETSIZE bug introduced in 6.0
  404 	- man page clarification for -M (courtesy Stephen Gran)
  405 hdparm-6.0
  406 	- correct usage of BLKGETSIZE64 (returns bytes instead of sectors)
  407 	- Added ATA Security switches (Benjamin Benz bbe[AT]heise[DOT]de)
  408 hdparm-5.9
  409 	- fix security-mode display (Franz Lehner)
  410 	- fixed -W bug (Stephan Gran)
  411 hdparm-5.8
  412 	- added HDIO_SET_WCACHE support to -W
  413 	- fixed double byteswap for big endian
  414 	- fixed %lld warnings on 64-bit architectures
  415 	- "hdparm -h" now goes to stdout instead of stderr
  416 hdparm-5.7
  417 	- fixed output of NULs in -I string fields
  418 	- fixed big-endian -I crashes from 5.6
  419 	- removed remains of defunct major-number checks
  420 	- added support for BLKGETSIZE64 ioctl internally
  421 	- added --direct flag to use O_DIRECT on device open
  422 	- renamed -Istdin  to --Istdin
  423 	- renamed -Istdout to --Istdout
  424 	- allow other flags to follow any of: -I, --Istdin, --Istdout
  425 hdparm-5.6
  426 	- fixed reversed device names in idectl script
  427 	- renamed readahead variables to avoid new glibc conflicts
  428 	- added -Istdout flag to dump IDENTIFY data as hex
  429 	- removed MAJOR number checks to open up hdpar for SATA-SCSI drivers
  430 hdparm-5.5
  431 	- added limited support for SCSI(-controlled) CDROM/optical drives
  432 	- incorporated various -I clean-up patches from Maciej W. Rozycki
  433 	- removed wordswap from capacity calculation: latest kenels already do it
  434 	- fixed slight issues with ATA Revision display
  435 	- added debian scripts from Stephan Gran
  436 hdparm-5.4
  437 	- fixed 2.5.67 compile error (LVM_BLK_MAJOR)
  438 	- first attempt to support BIG_ENDIAN in identify.c
  439 	- converted -T and -t to use minimum timing intervals (2 and 3 seconds)
  440 	- fix device size overflow issue with -t
  441 	- hdparm -I: fixed device size output for devices with reversed endian.
  442 	- hdparm -i: added explanation for "*"
  443 	- slight formatting change for -Tt outputs
  444 	- fixed "(illegal value)" formatting
  445 	- added CCISS_MAJOR
  446 	- incorporated RedHat-8.0 and other patches
  447 hdparm-5.3
  448 	- get rid of malloc()
  449 	- fix(?) BIG_ENDIAN problems
  450 	- fix -tT to work on very small drives
  451 	- fix -p output for parameters >= 100
  452 hdparm-5.2
  453 	- compile fixes for latest 2.5.xx kernels
  454 	- moved -s from CFLAGS to LDFLAGS
  455 	- fixed manpage formatting error from 5.1
  456 	- -i was broken due to non-compatible changes in 2.5.xx
  457 	- the fix for -i now breaks hdparm -i for really old kernels
  458 hdparm-5.1
  459 	- fixed segfault from -i on older drives
  460 hdparm-5.0
  461 	- updated -I to most recent ATA6 draft standard
  462 	- added -Istdin to process input from /proc/ide/hd*/identify
  463 	- CFLAGS Makefile fix from Kevin P. Fleming
  464 	- -X mode names from Martin
  465 	- tweaked #include's for Slackware
  466 	- eliminate bogus "udma10" from -I output
  467 	- formatting fixes for -I from various people
  468 	- clean compile fixes from Steven Augart <steve@augart.com>
  469 	- allow -d parameters other than 0/1 for special uses
  470 	- removed busstate, acoustic, and nowerr from "-v" subset
  471 	- support for Pacific Digital ADMA-100i
  472 hdparm-4.9
  473 	- fixed compile error with some kernels
  474 hdparm-4.8
  475 	- updated -Q to take queue depth as parameter value
  476 hdparm-4.7
  477 	- add -z option for BLKRRPART ("re-read partition table")
  478 	- add -Q option to turn on/off tagged queuing
  479 	- add -M option for acoustic feature set
  480 	- allow ANY value for the parameter to '-p' (user beware!)
  481 	- applied APM fixes from Gildas Bazin <gbazin@netcourrier.com>
  482 hdparm-4.6
  483 	- fix version numbers, update DMA notes in manpage
  484 hdparm-4.5
  485 	- ENDIAN tidyup, GETGEO fixes, Makefile fixes, mostly courtesy of Maciej W. Rozycki
  486 hdparm-4.4
  487 	- add -b option, courtesy of Tim Hockin
  488 hdparm-4.3
  489 	- display most fields as unsigned rather than signed values
  490 hdparm-4.2
  491 	- completely new format/implementation of "-I" with much more detail
  492 	- code cleanups for newer libs/compilers
  493 hdparm-4.1
  494 	- merge some changes from Andre
  495 	- code cleanups from Neil Macvicar and others
  496 	- improved output from -i for newer features
  497 	- incorporate RedHat-7.0 patches
  498 hdparm-4.0
  499 	- no such release
  500 hdparm-3.9
  501 	- added IDE_MAJOR[6-9]
  502 	- nuked the LBAsects display (again!)
  503 hdparm-3.8
  504 	- fix display of drive capacity (Stephane Eranian <eranian@cello.hpl.hp.com>)
  505 	- new -E "set cdrom speed" option (Matthias Oster <Matthias.Oster@eikon.tum.de>)
  506 	- new -R and -U "(un)register hwif" options (Christian Lademann <cal@zls.de>)
  507 	- new contrib subdirectory with contributed scripts from users.
  508 	- support for display of newer PIO and DMA/UDMA modes
  509 hdparm-3.7
  510 	- use O_NONBLOCK for open(), to handle drives with media removed
  511 	- make "HDIO_DRIVE_CMD failed" messages slightly more verbose
  512 	- get rid of "HDIO_GET_MULTCOUNT failed" from -i on non-disks
  513 hdparm-3.6
  514 	- added new -V (version) option
  515 	- removed confusing LBA "remapping" geometry calculation
  516 	- small fix to "-I"
  517 	- Courtesy of Andrzej Krzysztofowicz <ankry@green.mif.pg.gda.pl>:
  518 		- added support for old XT drives
  519 		- transfer display in kB/s rather than in MB/s for slow disks
  520 		- fixed -v for SCSI disks
  521 	- added -L to lock/unlock door of removeable harddisks
  522 	- added udma modes 3,4,5..
  523 	- updated Makefile to use "destdir" prefix -- Ytiddo <ytiddo@dicksonstreet.com>
  524 hdparm-3.5
  525 	- fixed compilation under older kernels
  526 	- fixed udma mode info under older kernels
  527 hdparm-3.4
  528 	- added udma mode info
  529 	- added support for SCSI_DISK_MAJOR{0-7}
  530 	- fix -h (help) to show -y instead of -Y for "standby"
  531 	- fix display of drive SerialNo: 20 chars instead of just 8
  532 	- modify -C -y -Y to each try both possible command codes
  533 	- add interpretations for use of -X to set UltraDMA modes
  534 	- add -D for enable/disable drive defect-mgmt
  535 hdparm-3.3
  536 	- add -C, -y, and -Y flags for IDE power management
  537 hdparm-3.2
  538 	- force BLKFLSBUF after -T or -t  -- kmg@barco.com
  539 	- fix minor -T/-t mixup in manpage -- hankedr@mail.auburn.edu
  540 hdparm-3.1
  541 	- permit "-p" with values larger than 5 (for cmd640 readahead)
  542 	- updated version number on manpage (was way out of date!)
  543 hdparm-3.0
  544 	- always touch each sector in read_big_block() -- Jon Burgess
  545 	- move cache timings to new -T option -- piercarl@sabi.demon.co.uk
  546 hdparm-2.9:
  547 	- updated author's email address
  548 hdparm-2.8:
  549 	- fixed compilation against older kernels
  550 	- changed "KB" to "kB"
  551 	- support for "-t" on "md" devices (from boris@xtalk.msk.su)
  552 	- removed "Estimating raw driver speed" message from "-t"
  553 	  because it is likely very incorrect on faster systems
  554 	- added "-I" to re-issue IDENTIFY command to drive
  555 hdparm-2.7:
  556 	- fixed .lsm file
  557 	- fixed "hdparm -c" (broken in 2.6) (kudos to clive@epos.demon.co.uk)
  558 hdparm-2.6:
  559 	- tidied up manpage
  560 	- added support for HDIO_SET_PIO_MODE (kernel 1.3.61+)
  561 	- reduced codesize by combining fprintf's in help
  562 hdparm-2.5:
  563 	- fixed -i display of eight character fwrev field
  564 	- rearranged output of -v
  565 hdparm-2.4:
  566 	- added flag to turn on/off "using_dma" flag (kernel 1.3.22+)
  567 	- added warnings about CMD-640B and RZ1000 bugs to manpage ("-u1")
  568 	- cleaned up output from -c, added text interpretations
  569 	- added -c functionality to -v
  570 	- removed -a functionality from -v for scsi drives
  571 	- added -n flag for ignoring the "write error" bit from a drive
  572 	- moved binary from /usr/local/bin to /usr/local/sbin
  573 	- added support for 3rd/4th IDE interfaces
  574 hdparm-2.3:
  575 	- added -c flag for controlling 32-bit chipset features with 1.2.9+
  576 	- fixed error messages when -t used on SCSI drives
  577 	- fixed date on man page to read 1995 rather than 1994 (late change)
  578 hdparm-2.2:
  579 	- fixed a memory problem in my PC, and now BLKFLSBUF seems safe again
  580 	- fixed "help" line for "-v"
  581 hdparm-2.1:
  582 	- fixed formatting of DMA info line
  583 	- added "(DANGEROUS)" to -u,-X,-W options in "hdparm -h"
  584 	- changed order in which settings are applied:  placed standby last
  585 hdparm-2.0:
  586 	- added this file to the distribution
  587 	- added -f and -q flags to hdparm.c and hdparm.8
  588 	- added -N to gcc in makefile
  589 	- changed installation paths to /usr/local/* in makefile
  590 	- removed meaningless CPU% measures
  591 	- removed -s and -x flags
  592 	- added new -AKPSWXZ flags using new HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl
  593 	- removed BLKFLSBUF ioctl from everywhere except -t
  594 	(there may be a kernel bug in the implementation of BLKFLSBUF
  595 	 when used on an active (mounted rw) filesystem).
  596 	- most features now require (E)IDE driver v2.6 or higher
  597 	(ide-2.6.patch.65+.gz)