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SubjectRe: scsi_id: sending ioctl 2285 to a partition
On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Matthew Wilcox <willy@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>> And does it all work well apart from the printk? Because the printk
>> itself is scheduled to be removed, it's only there to hear about users
>> that may be doing crazy things that got disallowed by the patches in
>> question?
>
> If it is being run as root, then the printk is pointless, right?

No. The original patch actually disallowed it for everybody, including
root. The "let them through with a warning"

So part of the point of the printk was to see if these things happened
at all. We should have made the root'ness explicit in the printk,
though, to see that part too.

Linus


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