Subject: Re: scsipi changes
To: Jason R Thorpe , Wiz <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/16/2001 12:21:02
On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 12:18:46PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 02:22:53PM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 09:50:45PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > I don't know. Maybe devices should just be detached when the adapter returns
> > > SELTIMEOUT ... but this would mean that turning off a drive would make
> > > it detach. I don't know if it's desireable.
> > I think it is -- and if you want it back, kick the autoconfig machinery
> > to get it back.
> So, how should we do this ? periodic scan in the kernel, or rely on the user
> to run scsictl scan ?
Hum, I just figured this may not be a great idea. A scan will try to send
commands to nonexistent devices, which will hang the bus waiting for a
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr