Subject: Re: umass woe: sd0(umass0:0:0): readonly device & drive offline
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/17/2005 22:41:46
On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 09:56:46PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Following the discussion here, the fix in that PR seems to be the best 
> bet we have. If noone beats me to it, I'll commit it within the next few 
> days and try to get it into the netbsd-2 and netbsd-3 branches. (It's 
> already tested successfully on -current and netbsd-2).

This does not sound like a good idea to me. This kind of quirks do not
scale and are gone for a reason. The problem should be properly analyzed
instead. Too bad noone picked this up so far (in nearly a year), but
after all this time I see no need to rush in a brute force hack now.