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From: Mark Lord <liml@rtr.ca>
To: Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>
Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>,
	linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 15/18] ide: remove broken/dangerous HDIO_[UNREGISTER,SCAN]_HWIF ioctls
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 15:14:36 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47ED439C.9030400@rtr.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47EBDBAA.2020308@ru.mvista.com>

Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> 
>> hdparm explicitely marks HDIO_[UNREGISTER,SCAN]_HWIF ioctls as DANGEROUS
>> and given the number of bugs we can assume that there are no real users:
..

There is the odd user of these, actually.

But the most recent to email me (a few weeks ago),
reported that the SCAN function was no longer working on his kernel.

I'll remove the -R and -U flags completely from hdparm-8.7.

Cheers

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-28 19:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-08  0:44 [PATCH 00/18] ide: warm-plug support for IDE devices and other goodies Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:44 ` [PATCH 01/18] ide-generic: set hwif->chipset Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:44 ` [PATCH 02/18] ide: fix ide_find_port() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08 17:23   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-08  0:44 ` [PATCH 03/18] ide: use ide_find_port() instead of ide_deprecated_find_port() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:44 ` [PATCH 04/18] ide-acpi: add missing drive->acpidata zeroing Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:44 ` [PATCH 05/18] ide: factor out cable detection from ide_init_port() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08 17:18   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 06/18] ide: factor out code unregistering devices from ide_unregister() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-09 18:07   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 07/18] ide: factor out devices init from ide_init_port_data() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-09 18:10   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 08/18] ide: move ide_port_setup_devices() call to ide_device_add_all() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08 17:20   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 09/18] ide: rework PowerMac media-bay support Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-13  7:29   ` Michael Ellerman
2008-02-13 12:26     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 10/18] ide: add warm-plug support for IDE devices Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 11/18] ide-generic: add ide_generic class and attribute for adding new interfaces Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 12/18] ide: remove needless CONFIG_BLK_DEV_HD hack from init_hwif() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 13/18] ide: remove CONFIG_BLK_DEV_HD_IDE config option Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:45 ` [PATCH 14/18] ide: remove obsoleted "idex=base[,ctl[,irq]]" kernel parameters Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:46 ` [PATCH 15/18] ide: remove broken/dangerous HDIO_[UNREGISTER,SCAN]_HWIF ioctls Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-27 17:38   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-03-28 19:14     ` Mark Lord [this message]
2008-03-29 16:10       ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-29 16:03     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:46 ` [PATCH 16/18] ide: remove ->hold field from ide_hwif_t Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:46 ` [PATCH 17/18] ide: remove init_hwif_default() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  0:46 ` [PATCH 18/18] ide: remove ide_init_hwif_ports() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-08  8:40 ` [PATCH 00/18] ide: warm-plug support for IDE devices and other goodies Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-12 11:49   ` Gabriel Paubert
2008-02-12 12:30     ` Gabriel Paubert
2008-02-13 10:08       ` Gabriel Paubert
2008-02-12 20:59     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-12 21:04   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-12 21:41     ` Alan Cox
2008-02-12 22:00       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-12 21:54     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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