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SubjectRe: [2.4.0-test9-pre5] SCSI still broken, trident/mixer still broken
On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 01:12:27PM -0400, Douglas Gilbert wrote:

> Interesting. 'cat /proc/scsi/scsi' should show the same
> devices as 'cat /proc/scsi/sg/device_strs' [and
> 'cat /proc/scsi/sg/devices']. If not, then the SCSI
> mid-level is not calling sg_detect() [in sg.c] for
> all new scsi devices detected by the mid-level.
>
> The sg_detect() routine is silent for all devices that
> are "owned" by other upper level drivers (i.e. disks,
> cdroms and tapes) but outputs a line for any other
> scsi type (e.g. scanners which are scsi type 6).

I didn't fiddle with it too much, but I added a printk to sg_detect and
verified it was not getting called at all. I notice now, however, that I
don't even have a /proc/scsi/sg. Does that mean it's not getting
initialized at all? CONFIG_CHR_DEV_SG=y, assuming that's what needs to
be set (config didn't change between kernel versions).

At one point before I followed some of the debug/logging commands listed
at the top of sg.c and got an Oops as well...

Simon-

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