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SubjectRe: IDE/ATAPI in 2.5
On Sun, 14 Jul 2002, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> >From andersen@codepoet.org Sat Jul 13 07:40:59 2002

> >happen. For starters, Linux devices don't have to be forced to
> >all be sitting on the SCSI bus. You could use standard Linux
> >device names (i.e. /dev/hdc or /dev/scd0). And you could still
> >send all the SCSI/ATAPI packet commands you want to the device
> >that was selected using the CDROM_SEND_PACKET ioctl.
>
> For a starter, it is easier to understand the SCSI concept of
> addressing than to understand the Linux concept. In addition,
> the SCSI addressing concept can be used on different platforms

The traditional SCSI concept of addressing is not compatible
with SAN style hardware, like iscsi or large fibre channel
setups.

regards,

Rik
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