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scsi_ifgetcap(9f) [centos man page]

scsi_ifgetcap(9F)					   Kernel Functions for Drivers 					 scsi_ifgetcap(9F)

NAME
scsi_ifgetcap, scsi_ifsetcap - get/set SCSI transport capability SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/scsi/scsi.h> int scsi_ifgetcap(struct scsi_address *ap, char *cap, int whom); int scsi_ifsetcap(struct scsi_address *ap, char *cap, int value, int whom); INTERFACE LEVEL
Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI). PARAMETERS
ap Pointer to the scsi_address structure. cap Pointer to the string capability identifier. value Defines the new state of the capability. whom Determines if all targets or only the specified target is affected. DESCRIPTION
The target drivers use scsi_ifsetcap() to set the capabilities of the host adapter driver. A cap is a name-value pair whose name is a null terminated character string and whose value is an integer. The current value of a capability can be retrieved using scsi_ifgetcap(). If whom is 0 all targets are affected, else the target specified by the scsi_address structure pointed to by ap is affected. A device may support only a subset of the capabilities listed below. It is the responsibility of the driver to make sure that these func- tions are called with a cap supported by the device. The following capabilities have been defined: dma-max Maximum dma transfer size supported by host adapter. msg-out Message out capability supported by host adapter: 0 disables, 1 enables. disconnect Disconnect capability supported by host adapter: 0 disables, 1 enables. synchronous Synchronous data transfer capability supported by host adapter: 0 disables, 1 enables. wide-xfer Wide transfer capability supported by host adapter: 0 disables, 1 enables. parity Parity checking by host adapter: 0 disables, 1 enables. initiator-id The host's bus address is returned. untagged-qing The host adapter's capability to support internal queueing of commands without tagged queueing: 0 disables, 1 enables. tagged-qing The host adapter's capability to support tagged queuing: 0 disables, 1 enables. auto-rqsense The host adapter's capability to support auto request sense on check conditions: 0 disables, 1 enables. sector-size The target driver sets this capability to inform the HBA of the granularity, in bytes, of DMA breakup; the HBA's DMA limit structure will be set to reflect this limit (see ddi_dma_lim_sparc(9S) or ddi_dma_lim_x86(9S)). It should be set to the physical disk sector size. This capability defaults to 512. total-sectors The target driver sets this capability to inform the HBA of the total number of sectors on the device, as returned from the SCSI get capacity command. This capability must be set before the target driver ``gets'' the geometry capability. geometry This capability returns the HBA geometry of a target disk. The target driver must set the total-sectors capability before ``getting'' the geometry capability. The geometry is returned as a 32-bit value: the upper 16 bits repre- sent the number of heads per cylinder; the lower 16 bits represent the number of sectors per track. The geometry capability cannot be ``set.'' If geometry is not relevant or appropriate for this target disk, because (for example) the HBA BIOS supports Logi- cal Block Addressing for this drive, it is acceptable for scsi_ifgetcap() to return -1, indicating that the geome- try is not defined. This will cause failure of attempts to retreive the "virtual geometry" from the target driver (the DKIOCG_VIRTGEOM ioctl will fail). See dkio(7I) for more information about DKIOCG_VIRTGEOM. reset-notification The host adapter's capability to support bus reset notification: 0 disables, 1 enables. Refer to scsi_reset_notify(9F). linked -cmds The host adapter's capability to support linked commands: 0 disables, 1 enables. qfull-retries This capability enables/disables QUEUE FULL handling. If 0, the HBA will not retry a command when a QUEUE FULL sta- tus is returned. If greater than 0, then the HBA driver will retry the command at specified number of times at an interval determined by the "qfull-retry-interval". The range for qfull-retries is 0-255. qfull-retry-interval This capability sets the retry interval (in ms) for commands that were completed with a QUEUE FULL status. The range for qfull-retry-intervals is 0-1000 ms. lun-reset This capability is created with a value of zero by HBA drivers that support the RESET_LUN flag in their tran_reset(9E) routine. If it exists, its value can be set to 1 by target drivers that want to allow use of LOGICAL UNIT RESET on a specific target instance. If lun-reset does not exist or has a value of zero, scsi_reset(9F) is prevented from passing the RESET_LUN flag to the HBA driver's tran_reset() routine. If lun-reset exists and has a value of 1, then the HBA driver's tran_reset() routine can be called with the RESET_LUN flag. RETURN VALUES
scsi_ifsetcap() returns: 1 If the capability was successfully set to the new value. 0 If the capability is not variable. -1 If the capability was not defined, or setting the capability to a new value failed. scsi_ifgetcap() returns the current value of a capability, or: -1 If the capability was not defined. CONTEXT
These functions can be called from user or interrupt context. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Using scsi_ifgetcap() if (scsi_ifgetcap(&sd->sd_address, "auto-rqsense", 1) == 1) { un->un_arq_enabled = 1; } else { un->un_arq_enabled = ((scsi_ifsetcap(&sd->sd_address, "auto-rqsense", 1, 1) == 1) ? 1 : 0); } if (scsi_ifsetcap(&devp->sd_address, "tagged-qing", 1, 1) == 1) { un->un_dp->options |= SD_QUEUEING; un->un_throttle = MAX_THROTTLE; } else if (scsi_ifgetcap(&devp->sd_address, "untagged-qing", 0) == 1) { un->un_dp->options |= SD_QUEUEING; un->un_throttle = 3; } else { un->un_dp->options &= ~SD_QUEUEING; un->un_throttle = 1; } SEE ALSO
tran_reset(9E), scsi_hba_lookup_capstr(9F), scsi_reset(9F), scsi_reset_notify(9F), ddi_dma_lim_sparc(9S), ddi_dma_lim_x86(9S), scsi_address(9S), scsi_arq_status(9S) Writing Device Drivers SunOS 5.10 12 July 2002 scsi_ifgetcap(9F)

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