Commit 13b53b44 authored by FUJITA Tomonori's avatar FUJITA Tomonori Committed by James Bottomley
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[SCSI] st: add st_scsi_execute helper function

st_scsi_execute is a helper function to perform SCSI commands
involving data transfer between user and kernel space (st_read and

It's the future plan to combine this with st_scsi_kern_execute helper
Signed-off-by: default avatarFUJITA Tomonori <>
Acked-by: default avatarKai Makisara <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJames Bottomley <>
parent d0e1ae31
......@@ -475,6 +475,60 @@ static void st_release_request(struct st_request *streq)
static void st_scsi_execute_end(struct request *req, int uptodate)
struct st_request *SRpnt = req->end_io_data;
struct scsi_tape *STp = SRpnt->stp;
STp->buffer->cmdstat.midlevel_result = SRpnt->result = req->errors;
STp->buffer->cmdstat.residual = req->data_len;
if (SRpnt->waiting)
__blk_put_request(req->q, req);
static int st_scsi_execute(struct st_request *SRpnt, const unsigned char *cmd,
int data_direction, void *buffer, unsigned bufflen,
int timeout, int retries)
struct request *req;
struct rq_map_data *mdata = &SRpnt->stp->buffer->map_data;
int err = 0;
int write = (data_direction == DMA_TO_DEVICE);
req = blk_get_request(SRpnt->stp->device->request_queue, write,
if (!req)
return DRIVER_ERROR << 24;
req->cmd_type = REQ_TYPE_BLOCK_PC;
req->cmd_flags |= REQ_QUIET;
mdata->null_mapped = 1;
err = blk_rq_map_user(req->q, req, mdata, NULL, bufflen, GFP_KERNEL);
if (err) {
return DRIVER_ERROR << 24;
SRpnt->bio = req->bio;
req->cmd_len = COMMAND_SIZE(cmd[0]);
memset(req->cmd, 0, BLK_MAX_CDB);
memcpy(req->cmd, cmd, req->cmd_len);
req->sense = SRpnt->sense;
req->sense_len = 0;
req->timeout = timeout;
req->retries = retries;
req->end_io_data = SRpnt;
blk_execute_rq_nowait(req->q, NULL, req, 1, st_scsi_execute_end);
return 0;
/* Do the scsi command. Waits until command performed if do_wait is true.
Otherwise write_behind_check() is used to check that the command
has finished. */
......@@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ struct st_request {
int result;
struct scsi_tape *stp;
struct completion *waiting;
struct bio *bio;
/* The tape buffer descriptor. */
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