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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.13 5/14] sas-class: sas_discover.c Discover process (end devices)
On 09/12/05 12:45, Patrick Mansfield wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 09:57:21AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
>
>
>>be free to increase it if necessary. Note: you do actually need either
>>an array with more than two levels of nesting actually to need the
>>increase and no-one actually seems to have one of these yet.
>
>
> That is not correct, I posted before on this, the address method is in the
> high bits of the 8 byte LUN and tells how to "interpret" the LUN value.
> You can't convert from an int to 8 byte LUN (without any other
> information) and set these bits. See SAM-4 in (or near) section 4.9.7.
>
> So some storage devices that want to use addressing methods other than 00b
> don't because we do not have 8 byte LUN support in linux, and then we have
> other problems because of this.

All true.

Luben
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