Subject: Re: MI SCSI driver and sync transfer for SCSI1 drives
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/18/2001 09:22:47
On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 07:14:18PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:

 > Is it OK to remove periph_cap check for sync transfer
 > in scsipi_async_event_xfer_mode()?
 > Or is it better to add a new quirk value like PQUIRK_SYNC
 > for SCSI1 drives in scsiconf.c?

Definitely a quirk -- the whole point of the periph_cap check is
to avoid even asking a device to do something it can't do (which
is "fatal" on many pre-SCSI2 devices).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>