svn commit: r207933 - head/sys/cam/scsi
scottl at samsco.org
Wed May 12 14:35:33 UTC 2010
On May 12, 2010, at 8:29 AM, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> On 5/12/2010 7:23 AM, Scott Long wrote:
>> On May 12, 2010, at 8:20 AM, Matthew Jacob wrote:
>>> Ow. No need to be rude :-).
>>> No, I didn't, why do you ask?
>>>> Wow, did you copy this from windows? :-)
>> Actually I'm impressed that someone is using my code. I wrote it on a dare to see just how horrid the linux SG interface really is, and I wasn't disappointed.
> It turns out that Panasas is using the Java bundle from LSI on FreeBSD for Santricity management. It opens /dev/sg**. There's a change somewhere else to manage some 64 and 32 bit compatibility issues I'm going to pull in.
> No matter how bad Linux can be in many respects, it has market share, and it benefits freebsd to be able to support tools, no matter how broken, from that platform.
Yup, and that's exactly why I checked it into the tree instead of burning it while performing pagan dances under a full moon =-)
> The reason I also hit this situation is my virtual fake HBA has one test mode where it creates 2000 da devices. That's why I found this funny one for sg.
> And, it turns out, this is not just a cosmetic issue.
Thanks for taking an interest in it and fixing bugs.
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