Re: 3-Ware Raid driver fails to update GenDisk head
Jeff V. Merkey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 23 Apr 2001 16:32:12 -0600
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 11:13:12PM +0200, Guest section DW wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 01:55:00PM -0600, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 09:47:01PM +0200, Guest section DW wrote:
> > > On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 12:08:52PM -0600, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I am still working on this, but would appreciate some help from
> > > > whomever owns this driver proper. I have discovered that the
> > > > 3Ware drivers are not updating the gendisk_head with devices
> > > > reported and exposed to user space as /dev/sda, sdb, etc.
> > >
> > > But that is the job of sd.c, not of a driver.
> > These drivers are an IDE driver that simulates a SCSI interface. It
> > reported IDE devices as SCSI handles, so there's some holes. I guess
> > you were not aware of this, or you would have known that standard sd.c
> > is not working.
> Just like ide-scsi.c you mean?
No. They're not that clean and well organized, though they are rather
clever adapters and are pretty cool.
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