Commit a35bb445 authored by Vitaly Kuznetsov's avatar Vitaly Kuznetsov Committed by Martin K. Petersen

scsi: report 'INQUIRY result too short' once per host

Some host adapters (e.g. Hyper-V storvsc) are known for not respecting
the SPC-2/3/4 requirement for 'INQUIRY data (see table ...) shall
contain at least 36 bytes'. As a result we get tons on 'scsi 0:7:1:1:
scsi scan: INQUIRY result too short (5), using 36' messages on
console. This can be problematic for slow consoles. Introduce
short_inquiry flag in struct Scsi_Host to print the message once per
Signed-off-by: default avatarVitaly Kuznetsov <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarHannes Reinecke <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMartin K. Petersen <>
parent 757b22f9
......@@ -702,9 +702,12 @@ static int scsi_probe_lun(struct scsi_device *sdev, unsigned char *inq_result,
* strings.
if (sdev->inquiry_len < 36) {
sdev_printk(KERN_INFO, sdev,
"scsi scan: INQUIRY result too short (%d),"
" using 36\n", sdev->inquiry_len);
if (!sdev->host->short_inquiry) {
shost_printk(KERN_INFO, sdev->host,
"scsi scan: INQUIRY result too short (%d),"
" using 36\n", sdev->inquiry_len);
sdev->host->short_inquiry = 1;
sdev->inquiry_len = 36;
......@@ -673,6 +673,9 @@ struct Scsi_Host {
unsigned use_blk_mq:1;
unsigned use_cmd_list:1;
/* Host responded with short (<36 bytes) INQUIRY result */
unsigned short_inquiry:1;
* Optional work queue to be utilized by the transport
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