Re: [PATCH v7] scsi: ufs: add ioctl interface for query request

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Mar 09 2016 - 11:29:57 EST

On Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 04:11:33PM +0200, Yaniv Gardi wrote:
> This patch exposes the ioctl interface for UFS driver via SCSI device
> ioctl interface. As of now UFS driver would provide the ioctl for query
> interface to connected UFS device.
> Reviewed-by: Subhash Jadavani <subhashj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Dolev Raviv <draviv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Gilad Broner <gbroner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Yaniv Gardi <ygardi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

What tool is going to use this ioctl? Why does userspcae want to do
something "special" with UFS devices? Shouldn't they just be treated
like any other normal block device?


greg k-h