[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] ESP : Fix SCSI READ command length

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Thu Feb 17 12:19:46 CET 2011

On 28/01/11 21:47, Blue Swirl wrote:

>> Could you re-submit with an extra description, describing briefly i) what
>> symptoms did you see without the patch, ii) what does this fix with the
>> patch applied, and iii) a document reference which verifies the command
>> length should be 11 instead of 10.
> For iii): SCSI-3 Block Commands (SBC), 6.1.5 READ(10): the number of
> bytes is 10 for the command itself. Before the command there is one
> byte for IDENTIFY (0x80), defined by SCSI Parallel Interface. Thus 11,
> like READ_CAPACITY below. INQUIRY is 6+1, defined in SCSI Primary
> Commands.

Given that we've had no response on this to date, what shall we do? 
Blue, if you're happy enough the patch is correct based upon the above 
then please feel free to apply.



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