RE: cciss updates [1 of 2]

From: Miller, Mike (OS Dev)
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 13:56:57 EST

Yep, that would the right thing to do. But right now management wants this :(

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Garzik [mailto:jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 10:14 AM
To: Miller, Mike (OS Dev)
Cc: axboe@xxxxxxx; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: cciss updates [1 of 2]

mikem@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Please consider this change for inclusion in the 2.4 kernel.
> This change is required to support the new MSA30 storage enclosure.
> If you do a SCSI inquiry to a SATA disk bad things happen. This patch prevents
> the inquiry from going to SATA disks.

I 'ack' both of those patches, but am still curious: wouldn't you want
to either (a) simulate an inquiry page via ATA's identify device or (b)
allow userspace to issue identify device?


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