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    SubjectRe: [RFC] New Driver Model for 2.5
    Victor Yodaiken wrote:
    > On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 10:27:11AM +0200, Rob Turk wrote:
    > > > The act of "suspend" should basically be: shut off the SCSI controller,
    > > > screw all devices, reset the bus on resume.
    > > >
    > >
    > > Doing so will create havoc on sequential devices, such as tape drives. If
    > I'm failing to imagine a good case for suspending a system that has a
    > tape drive on it.

    I've often seen user workstations with tape driver.

    I fail to see the need to suspend such a system while using the tape
    drive, though :)

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