Re: [RFC] remove IDESCSI_SG_TRANSFORM (compile fix)
Alan Cox (email@example.com)
02 Dec 2002 22:22:04 +0000
On Mon, 2002-12-02 at 17:21, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 04:44:35PM -0800, Mike Anderson wrote:
> > Thanks for catching this Christoph I thought the only use was inside
> > SCSI. I could make a patch to scsi-misc to add tag back in. Another
> > option if it is still needed is to switch to "->name == "generic").
> > Though I have not used this interface I thought if one was using an sg
> > device to a ide-scsi device and the flag was set that sg commands that
> > where not 100% the same as ATAP commands where translated.
> Well, imho IDESCSI_SG_TRANSFORM is broken in 2.5. Now that ever block
> driver implements the sg ioctls a sg request can come from sd or sr
Quite possibly, but newer drivers that might used sd/sr via the new
API's should also know about the newer standards. Older sg users are not
always so bright.
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