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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: scsi_add_device() broken? (was Re: SBP2 hotplug doesn't update /proc/partitions)
On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 12:08:12PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:

> Here's the scenario. scsi_add_lun doesn't set sdp->devfs_name before
> calling scsi_register_device(). Since scsi_register_device calls down to
> things like sd_probe, which do try to use sdp->devfs_name, things fail.
> Just an easy change, moving the sdp->devfs_name creation before calling
> scsi_register_device(). Patch fixes this.

It really needs to move into the caller of scsi_add_lun, so we setup all
the other fields, and possibly call scsi_unlock_floptical before

And the return value should be checked - then on failure just set res (in
scsi_probe_and_add_lun) so it is cleaned up.

-- Patrick Mansfield
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