Subject: Re: The MODE SENSE functions in sys/dev/scsipi
To: Lloyd Parkes <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/18/2001 15:53:17
Please do!

On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Lloyd Parkes wrote:

> It seems that the mode sense function in st.c isn't there to do a mode
> sense. It is there to read the tape density and probably some other
> parameters that just happen to require a mode sense. It is not possible
> to ask the st_mode_sense function to return any code pages at all, which
> rather begs the question 'why bother?' There is a scsipi_mode_sense function,
> but the st driver seems to ignore it.
> Does anybody mind if I tidy this up while I work with Manuel Bouyer on
> the ATAPI tape code? I expect it's just bit rot.
> Cheers
> Lloyd