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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.

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Jens Axboe

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