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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Andrew Vasquez <andrew.vasquez@qlogic.com>
Cc: arjanv@redhat.com, Linux-Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-SCSI <linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] QLogic qla2xxx driver update available (v8.00.00b6).
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 09:39:00 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20031107093900.C1992@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <B179AE41C1147041AA1121F44614F0B0598CEA@AVEXCH02.qlogic.org>; from andrew.vasquez@qlogic.com on Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 11:33:28AM -0800

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 11:33:28AM -0800, Andrew Vasquez wrote:
> I'm not entirely clear on what you are alluding to here, are you
> referring to SCSI_IOCTL_SEND_COMMAND?  There's significantly more
> functionality embedded within the IOCTLs than simply sending passthrus
> to devices.  Also, all of QLogic's drivers (linux, solaris, windows)
> implement to this 'external ioctl' spec, making changes to Linux alone
> would difficult.

I thought you had a hba lib to abstract the difference away?  Once again
the proper solution would be to just exclude all the ioctl mess for a
kernel build, if your HSV IHV and other three letter acronym partners
need the broken API they can patch it in again.


  reply	other threads:[~2003-11-07 22:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-06 19:33 [ANNOUNCE] QLogic qla2xxx driver update available (v8.00.00b6) Andrew Vasquez
2003-11-07  9:39 ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-11-06 17:45 Andrew Vasquez
2003-11-06 17:59 ` Arjan van de Ven
2003-11-07  9:37 ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-11-06 17:11 Andrew Vasquez
2003-11-06 17:14 ` Jens Axboe
2003-11-06 17:43   ` Arjan van de Ven
2003-11-06 17:50     ` Jens Axboe
2003-11-06 17:55       ` Arjan van de Ven
2003-11-06 17:58         ` Jens Axboe
2003-11-06 17:02 Andrew Vasquez
2003-11-06 17:53 ` Matthew Wilcox
2003-11-07  9:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-11-07  9:33 ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-11-05 18:39 Andrew Vasquez
2003-11-06  9:17 ` Jens Axboe
2003-11-05  1:15 Andrew Vasquez
2003-11-05  9:17 ` Mike Anderson
2003-11-06  9:36 ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-11-06 10:51 ` Christoph Hellwig

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