Re: [Re: Linux 2.6.26-rc2] Write protect on on

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon May 19 2008 - 13:33:00 EST

On Mon, 19 May 2008, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> Sure, inspecting other places that emulate MODE_SENSE, (And inspecting the scsi
> spec) all zeros is a very good scsi response. Alan do you want to send a fix for all
> places that initiate a MODE_SENSE command, specifically at
> scsi_scan.c::scsi_unlock_floptical() ? (Some other places do)

I was actualyl more thinking that the safest thing to do would be to just
pre-clear the sense buffer. Then, if some driver doesn't fill it
correctly, big deal..

It's not like pre-clearing the bugger is a performance issue.

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