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SubjectRe: 2.5.64-mm6: kernel BUG at kernel/timer.c:155!
On Thu, Mar 13 2003, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
> Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 18:54:54 +0100
> To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
> Subject: Re: 2.5.64-mm6: kernel BUG at kernel/timer.c:155!
>
> > On Thu, Mar 13 2003, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> > > I was reading back a freshly burned CD from my shiny new Plexwriter
> > > 48/24/48A. I'm using ide-scsi, so this is an iso9660 filesystem mounted
> >
> > out of curiousity, why? ide-cd should work much better than ide-scsi in
> > 2.5, if it doesn't I'd like to know.
>
> There are still userspace CD burning programs that do not yet
> support ATAPI burning interface. "cdrecord" does support it,
> but K3B (a KDE burning frontend to cdrecord and company)
> only works with SCSI or IDE-SCSI burners (well, or at least
> I have been unable to convince it to use the ATAPI interface
> to my Sony burner).

That is quite possible. Maybe someone could compile a list of programs
that still use read/write to /dev/sg*?

I had at some point planned to allow arbitrary block device -> /dev/sg*
mapping, maybe it would be a good idea to finish that thought. Then you
wouldn't have to rely on programs using SG_IO ioctl, which does seem
like a bad idea.

--
Jens Axboe

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