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SubjectRe: block/bsg.c
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On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 22:32 +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Wednesday 18 July 2007, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 02:43 +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > > [ James, please remeber to cc: linux-ide on IDE patches, thanks. ]
> >
> > Blame Andrew ... I assumed he'd be reporting the problem to the relevant
> > lists, so I just did a reply all ...
>
> No need to blame anybody, especially since it seems that one more person
> forgot about adding linux-ide ML. ;)
>
> > > On Wednesday 18 July 2007, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > > James Bottomley wrote:
> > > > > @@ -1052,9 +1054,10 @@ int generic_ide_ioctl(ide_drive_t *drive, struct file *file, struct block_device
> > > > > int err, (*setfunc)(ide_drive_t *, int);
> > > > > u8 *val;
> > > > >
> > > > > - err = scsi_cmd_ioctl(file, bdev->bd_disk->queue, bdev->bd_disk, cmd, p);
> > > > > - if (err != -ENOTTY)
> > > > > - return err;
> > > > > + switch (cmd) {
> > > > > + case SG_IO:
> > > > > + return scsi_cmd_ioctl(file, bdev->bd_disk->queue, bdev->bd_disk, cmd, p);
> > > > > + }
> > > > >
> > > > > switch (cmd) {
> > > > > case HDIO_GET_32BIT: val = &drive->io_32bit; goto read_val;
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > At that point you might as well use an 'if'.
> > > >
> > > > But overall -- agreed. ACK.
> > >
> > > James/Jeff thanks for following the issue but NAK. ;)
> > >
> > > Causes regression wrt ide-floppy CDROMEJECT/CDROMCLOSETRAY support when
> > > compared to 2.6.22 and SG_IO is not supported by ide-{disk,scsi,tape}.
> >
> > Well ... that was why I put the case statement in ... I was sure there
> > would be other ioctls I missed.
>
> The thing is that ide-{disk,scsi,tape} really don't support
> REQ_TYPE_BLOCK_PC type requests so ide.c::generic_ide_ioctl()
> is not the best place to add handling of SG_IO.

SG_IO has become a general packet request ioctl, so I think the idea is
to allow it to send taskfiles down ... I'll let Jens speak to where the
actual pieces to do this currently stand.

> Patch attached.
>
> > > Luckily Linus has already fixed the issue properly.
> >
> > Actually, no, that's just a reversion. I think we need the attached to
> > complete all of this.
> >
> > > BTW cmd == 1 IOCTL is not defined/used by IDE driver.
> >
> > Andrew's trace clearly shows that something is sending cmd == 1 down, so
>
> I still haven't got the trace. Andrew, please (re)send it in PM, thanks.

http://marc.info/?l=linux-scsi&m=118470384305607

James


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