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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add a 'wait-scan' command to /proc/scsi/scsi.
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 03:03:21PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Then where is a better place to put this, as scsi_wait_scan.ko is
> a ridiculous interface for userspace?

It would be nice if people would comment on "ridiculous interface"s when
they're asked for feedback, instead of waiting more than two years.

I think you're misunderstanding how to use scsi_wait_scan. The idea was
that the bit of userspace that probes all the device drivers would do:

modprobe fusion.ko
modprobe aic79xx.ko
modprobe sym53c8xx.ko
modprobe scsi_wait_scan
rmmod scsi_wait_scan

et voila, you're done. It seems like you want random other bits of
userspace to wait for scsi scanning to be done, and that wasn't the
original intent.

I suppose we could add Yet Another Damn Sysfs File, say

Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."

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