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authorHans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>2010-10-01 14:20:08 -0700
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2010-10-22 10:22:04 -0700
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scsi/sr: add no_read_disc_info scsi_device flag
Some USB devices emulate a usb-mass-storage attached (scsi) cdrom device, usually this fake cdrom contains the windows software for the device. While working on supporting Appotech ax3003 based photoframes, which do this I discovered that they will go of into lala land when ever they see a READ_DISC_INFO scsi command. Thus this patch adds a scsi_device flag (which can then be set by the usb-storage driver through an unsual-devs entry), to indicate this, and makes the sr driver honor this flag. I know this sucks, but as discussed on linux-scsi list there is no other way to make this device work properly. Looking at usb traces made under windows, windows never sends a READ_DISC_INFO during normal interactions with a usb cdrom device. So as this cdrom emulation thingie becomes more common we might see more of this problem. Signed-off-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com> Cc: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com> Cc: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> Cc: Matthew Dharm <mdharm-usb@one-eyed-alien.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
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-rw-r--r--include/scsi/scsi_device.h1
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/scsi/scsi_device.h b/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
index 50cb34ffef1..e8c2433ad8a 100644
--- a/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
+++ b/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
@@ -148,6 +148,7 @@ struct scsi_device {
unsigned retry_hwerror:1; /* Retry HARDWARE_ERROR */
unsigned last_sector_bug:1; /* do not use multisector accesses on
SD_LAST_BUGGY_SECTORS */
+ unsigned no_read_disc_info:1; /* Avoid READ_DISC_INFO cmds */
unsigned is_visible:1; /* is the device visible in sysfs */
DECLARE_BITMAP(supported_events, SDEV_EVT_MAXBITS); /* supported events */