Since the xpt driver allows direct access to the CAM subsystem, system administrators should exercise caution when granting access to this driver. If used improperly, this driver can allow userland applications to crash a machine or cause data loss.
This ioctl takes certain kinds of CAM CCBs and passes them through to the
CAM transport layer for action.
Only the following CCB types are
The above CCBs are the only ones supported since it makes more sense to send them through a generic passthrough device rather than a passthrough device tied to a particular underlying SCSI device.
|This ioctl takes an XPT_GDEVLIST CCB, and returns the passthrough device corresponding to the device in question.
|Character device node for the xpt driver.
|October 10, 1998
|Unix...best if used before: Tue Jan 19 03:14:08 GMT 2038