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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.6-pre2 IDE cleanup 16
On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 11:37:58AM +0000, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> Martin Dalecki wrote:
> > - Disable configuration of the task file stuff. It is going to go away
> > and will be replaced by a truly abstract interface based on
> > functionality and *not* direct mess-up of hardware.
> Can we also expect a patch to remove the scb's from the scsi midlayer
> from you ?
> I mean, if a standard specifies a nice *common* command packet format
> I'd expect the midlayer
> to create such packets. Taskfile is exactly that... why removing it ?

Note that taskfiles are not being removed from IDE. Just direct (and
parsed and filtered) interface to userspace. Does the scsi midlayer
export the SCBs directly to userspace?

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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