Where bool does the subdriver switch.
Just that ioctl's are being blasted and people using are frowned upon.
This was a feature Alan Cox poked me for to try and move away from how
modules are basically an all or nothing grab-all.
LAD Storage Consulting Group
On Sat, 17 Aug 2002, Ruth Ivimey-Cook wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Aug 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >I will hand it to you guys on a silver platter IDE-TNG.
> >Below yields modular chipsets and channel index registration.
> >Selectable IOPS for arch independent Taskfile Transport layers.
> >You have ide-cd registered on a cdrw and you want to burn a cd?
> >open(/dev/hdX) transform_subdriver_scsi close(/dev/hdX)
> >open(/dev/sg) and burn baby burn.
> >close(/dev/sg) releases transform_subdriver_scsi
> >open(/dev/hdX) load native atapi transport.
> Andre, I see the thought, but surely this is prine to races and other
> Wouldn't it be better to provide an IDE ioctl() that enables the caller to use
> set the SCSI transport on an open FD, so your sequence becomes:
> Ruth Ivimey-Cook
> Software engineer and technical writer.
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