Subject: Re: scsipi change
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Doran <email@example.com>
Date: 10/05/2000 14:01:03
I was really talking about overlaying the structures, which is kind of
disgusting. I wish C had inheritance like C++.
Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What are the "scsi_accesschk" and "scsi_prescan" methods supposed to
> do/be used for? I can guess from context but it would be good if the
> comments said what they were used for..
Ok. I can update the comments.
scsi_accesschk is used in the case of an array controller that provides SCSI
passthrough. In this case, you don't want scsipi touching array components.
scsi_prescan is intended for use with SCSI controllers that provide an
abstracted view of the bus, i.e. controllers that must scan the bus before