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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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