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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Move SG_GET_SCSI_ID from sg to scsi
    On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 21:28 +0200, Bodo Eggert wrote:
    > Having a SCSI ID is a generic SCSI property, therefore reading it should
    > not be restricted to sg. The SCSI_IOCTL_GET_IDLUN from scsi is limited
    > below the kernel data types, so it isn't an adequate replacement.
    > This patch moves SG_GET_SCSI_ID from sg to scsi while renaming it to
    > SCSI_IOCTL_GET_PCI. Additionally, I renamed struct sg_scsi_id to struct
    > scsi_ioctl_id, since it is no longer restricted to sg. The corresponding
    > typedef will be gone.

    To be honest, I think this is the wrong direction; this ioctl seems to
    be a bad idea (it exposes the SPI parameters... while SPI is only one of
    many nowadays). Expanding the use of such a thing... please no.

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