FW: /dev/sg* for AMD64

Roman Divacky rdivacky at freebsd.org
Fri Aug 15 15:57:29 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 09:29:35AM -0500, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> Can I get a response from SOMEONE on getting /dev/sg* working for the amd64
> platform so 
> that tools such as Seagate's seatools linux32 binary will work on FreeBSD?
> (I was able to get a replacement drive without it this time, but sometimes
> seagate, and other manufacturers get pissy about running THEIR tool).
> Thanks!
> -- 
> Larry Rosenman                     http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
> Phone: +1 512-248-2683                E-Mail: ler at lerctr.org
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Larry Rosenman
> Sent: Friday, August 01, 2008 1:17 PM
> To: scottl at freebsd.org
> Cc: freebsd-current at freebsd.org
> Subject: /dev/sg* for AMD64
> Scott,
>      Back before 7.0, you added /dev/sg* for linux compatibility, but the
> 64 bit stuff didn't work.   Has there been any progress on getting it
> work with amd64?
>      I have a seagate drive that's giving me flack, and they want me to 
> run their linux tool, but it won't run on my box due to the above.
>      If I need to file a PR, please let me know.
> I'm on 7-STABLE.

what exactly is the problem? please be a little more specific, can you provide
a ktrace/linux_kdump of whats going on? does it crush? does it just dont use
the sg* device? what is the problem?

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