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    SubjectRe: [bug] 2.6.8: CDROM_SEND_PACKET ioctls failing as non-root on ide scsi drives
    On Mon, Oct 04 2004, Sean Neakums wrote:
    > CDROM_SEND_PACKET calls down to sg_io, which calls verify_command,
    > which will not permit anyone but root to use any unrecognised
    > commands. GET CONFIGURATION does not seems to be one of those
    > recognised. This check for unrecognised commands is a fairly recent
    > addition, IIRC.

    2.6.8 didn't have any command granularity, you must be root to issue any
    comand there.

    Jens Axboe

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