[lkml]   [2001]   [Nov]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: PATCH: scsi_scan.c: emulate windows behavior
I'm hard pressed to come up with a reason that changing the SCSI probing
would affect SANE...

If you've found a merge of 255 back into the kernel, then that means that,
for a while, my 36 patch _was_ in place. Was that (overfix) the only
reason it was reverted to 255 after a while?


On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 11:26:27PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > This patch doesn't prevent another application from getting more INQUIRY
> > bytes. What it does change is how much data the SCSI scanning loop looks
> > for. That data is requested, and then thrown away. It's not kept around
> > for anything.
> >
> > If it were kept, I'd agree with you. But it's not. Some useful data is
> > copied out of the INQUIRY result, and then the buffer is overwritten by the
> > next probing request.
> Ok I need to double check that. My merge of the 255 has a note saying for
> fixing sane, but that doesnt mean someone didnt overfix the matter
> -
> To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
> the body of a message to
> More majordomo info at
> Please read the FAQ at

Matthew Dharm Home:
Maintainer, Linux USB Mass Storage Driver

We can customize our colonels.
-- Tux
User Friendly, 12/1/1998
[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:13    [W:0.076 / U:0.352 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site