Subject: Re: scsipi change
To: Matthew Jacob <>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/06/2000 10:48:39
Matthew Jacob <> 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).