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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?

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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