USB memory stick hotswap problems
gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Sat Sep 25 22:54:40 PDT 2004
Daniel O'Connor wrote this message on Sun, Sep 26, 2004 at 11:42 +0930:
> > Seems like we're eventually going to need this to make hot-swappable USB
> > devices more friendly. I understand why you must unmount a device
> > before SCSI CAM gets disconnected from it, but it just seems that this
> > should be a job for usbd.
> The problem is that once the device is removed it's too late :(
> One possibility would be to add a facility to mark all the data for a certain
> device to be non-critical so it will throw it away when it tries to flush it
> and fails instead of panicing.
phk is working on fixing this right now...
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