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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] scsi updates for post 2.6.18
On Thu, 5 Oct 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, James Bottomley wrote:
> >
> > > This is (hopefully) my final batch of updates before we go -rc1. It's
> > > mainly code cleanups, some driver updates and the new qla4xxx iScsi
> > > driver.
> >
> > James, is there a reason why you didn't include this one:
> >
> > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-scsi&m=115974328128341&w=2
> >
> > Do you think it can cause problems?
>
> It would be nice to get it tested, based on your "don't know if it works
> though" comment...

Sure, it WOULD be nice, but I don't know how. The "don't know" refers to
the case 16MB block size, my tape supports only 16MB - 1 byte (according
to st report). Is there a way to test various block sizes with CDs /
hard-disks / ZIP / scanners? Would something with sg_dd work? Looks like
it must be only sector size. Can I low-level format a disk with 16M
sector?:-)

Another possibility is to limit the block size at 8MB - I can test that.

Thanks
Guennadi
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