Subject: Re: scsipi change
To: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Doran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/06/2000 10:48:39
Matthew Jacob <email@example.com> wrote:
> Why do you need extra tags. Why can't you use
> the ioctl entry point?
Because these methods should not be accessible to user-space programs.
> The explanation as to purpose isn't quite clear to me. Is prescan
> an 'activation'?
It's so that I can (a) tell my adapter to rescan the bus and (b) my driver
to rebuild its target/LUN -> device ID map, based upon the results of (a).