Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)

From: Luke-Jr
Date: Mon Feb 13 2006 - 12:20:23 EST

On Monday 13 February 2006 16:26, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Martin Mares <mj@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > > If there is no interest to fox well known bugs in Linux, I would need
> > > to warn people from using Linux.
> >
> > Except for mentioning some DMA related problems at the beginning of this
> > monstrous thread, you haven't shown anything which even remotely
> > qualifies as a bug.
> If you forget these things, then please forget about this thread.
> I mentioned:
> - ide-scsi does not do DMA correctly

IIRC, ide-scsi is deprecated and would be removed as a fix for this bug. Note
that ide-scsi is known to be broken in more ways than just this-- for
example, unloading the module causes a kernel panic.

> - SCSI commands are bastardized on ATAPI

I'm not a kernel developer, but my understanding is that they're basically
passed through the ATAPI layer.
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