Subject: Re: In-kernel support for Cabletron scsi ethernet adaptor
To: Marc Boschma <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-pc532
Date: 01/29/1997 15:04:51
On Thu, 30 Jan 1997 09:44:54 +1100 
 Marc Boschma <> wrote:

 > I think Jason outlined the intergration between the SCSI driver and the
 > network.

...yah... I could dig up that message, if you like... (It should be
in the archives, too...)

 > >I've wondered if it would be easier to write a real driver that
 > >depends on a user process for context (ie; a process which does an
 > >ioctl() which never returns) for the scsi I/O.
 > Phil, could you expand on this, as I think I'm missing the whole thrust of
 > this thought...

...except you don't _need_ process context... i.e. network drivers don't
currently run in process context, and the SCSI code doesn't have to,

Can you explain why you think you need to have a process there?

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