Recent Releases

9.6508 Sep 2022 01:45 minor feature: hdparm --Istdin" to not attempt reading LOG data from a non-existent drive..
9.6409 Jul 2022 03:21 minor feature: whereby output from "hdparm --Istdin" would sometimes be truncated..
9.6311 Jan 2022 07:05 minor feature: hdparm 9.63 is now available... new --sanitize-overwrite-passes flag, courtesy Michal Grzedzicki.. applied "Plurals patch" from Martin Guy.
9.6211 May 2021 21:25 minor feature: Work around unexpected sign-extending of left-shifted unsigned values by gcc. Thanks to Michal Grzedzicki for finding the.
9.6127 Apr 2021 21:25 minor feature: for --set-sector-size and reporting of physical/logical sector sizes, courtesy of Western Digital. Some early drives with 4KB sector sizes incorrectly report sizes in bytes, rather than words. This update tries to deal with either reporting style, and now correctly assumes reporting is in words unless it detects a drive that uses bytes..
9.6022 Nov 2020 18:25 minor feature: support for ioSafe Solo with jMicron bridge, courtesy Matthias-Christian Ott.
9.5827 Oct 2018 04:05 minor feature: from 9.57 whereby "hdparm -I" might segfault when run on non-ATA device.
9.5718 Oct 2018 06:45 minor feature: Added --set-sector-size flag, used to change logical sector size for drives which support multiple sector sizes. Also updated various bits of hdparm to better cope with non-512 byte sectors. Various other minor /enhancements.
9.5121 Jan 2017 09:37 minor feature: New --security-prompt-for-password flag for use with the various --security- actions. Makefile tweak from Mike Frysinger. fix spelling/typos in man page and "removable", courtesy of Alex Mestiashvili. fix spelling/typos in --sanitize-crypto-scramble, courtesy of Tom Yan. fix NULL password handling in --security-unlock, courtesy of Tom Yan.