Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 08:32:39PM +0100, Harald Koerfgen wrote:
> > This SCSI driver still has rudimentary DMA support and will certainly fail
> > under the following conditions:
> > o Start address not longword aligned
> > o End address not longword aligned
> > o Number oy bytes to be transferred not a multiple of four
> shouldn't happen. You always get addresses from the page/buffer cache,
> which are longword aligned and either page size or block size large.
Thanks for the explanation, Thomas. That's what I assumed when seeing
that hard drives seem to work, but what about more character oriented
SCSI devices? Scanners and tapes come to mind.