Re: [ANNOUNCE] QLogic qla2xxx driver update available (v8.00.00b6).

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Nov 07 2003 - 19:59:06 EST

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 11:33:28AM -0800, Andrew Vasquez wrote:
> I'm not entirely clear on what you are alluding to here, are you
> referring to SCSI_IOCTL_SEND_COMMAND? There's significantly more
> functionality embedded within the IOCTLs than simply sending passthrus
> to devices. Also, all of QLogic's drivers (linux, solaris, windows)
> implement to this 'external ioctl' spec, making changes to Linux alone
> would difficult.

I thought you had a hba lib to abstract the difference away? Once again
the proper solution would be to just exclude all the ioctl mess for a
kernel build, if your HSV IHV and other three letter acronym partners
need the broken API they can patch it in again.

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