Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
From: Joerg Schilling
Date: Mon Feb 13 2006 - 09:33:16 EST
Alexander Samad <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 12:49:30PM +0100, DervishD wrote:
> > Hi Joerg :)
> > * Joerg Schilling <schilling@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> dixit:
> > > Martin Mares <mj@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > This is why the mapping engine is in the Linux adoption part of
> > > > > libscg. It maps the non-stable device <-> /dev/sg* relation to a
> > > > > stable b,t,l address.
> > > >
> > > > Nonsense. The b,t,l addresses are NOT stable (at least for transports
> > >
> > > Dou you like to verify that you have no clue on SCSI?
> > My system is clueless, too! If I write a CD before plugging my
> > USB storage device, my CD writer is on 0,0,0. If I plug my USB
> > storage device *before* doing any access, my cdwriter is on 1,0,0.
> > Pretty stable.
> Had exactly the same problem with firewire and usb devices, depending on
> the order of the loading of the kernel modules it all changes!
This is a deficite of the Linux kernel model. You don't have similar
problems on Solaris.
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