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    SubjectRe: SCSI host numbers?
    Itai Nahshon writes:
    > On Monday 14 January 2002 08:36 am, Richard Gooch wrote:
    > > So how about in scsi_host_no_init() we call alloc_unique_number() N
    > > times until we've allocated the required number of host numbers for
    > > manual control. These will never be freed. Then all other host
    > > allocations can be done dynamically. We would just need a flag in the
    > > host structure to disable deallocation of the number if it's one of
    > > the reserved numbers.
    >
    > See that dynamic hosts are also added to the list and *never* removed
    > from it (even when the host is unregistered). With that behaviour your
    > unique number functions would be an overkill because we must never
    > free host nubers.
    >
    > I suggest these changes:
    > max_scsi_host initialized in scsi_host_no_init.
    > max_scsi_host never decremented.
    > That would fix the problem that I reported.

    But if you load, unload and reload a host driver, and it's not listed
    in scsihosts=, then won't it get a different host number each time?

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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