Re: [PATCH] SCSI on non-ISA systems

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 11:20:21 EST

On Fri, 2002-11-08 at 14:42, Russell King wrote:
> Probably the correct answer is to get everyone to use an explicit release
> function and just kill scsi_host_generic_release() entirely.
> However, I'm sure other people will have differing views on that.

There are three things I'd like to do in that area

1. Make a release function mandatory (and I'm happy to paste it into the
old scsi drivers)

2. Call eh_abort/eh_reset_* without taking the lock as we do now

3. Make all the midlayer callers use scatter gather lists for all

#1 and #3 are I think doable for 2.6, #2 is a bit more questionable.
(#3 is easy because drivers supporting the old non sg case still work
just fine)

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