scsi_mode_sense (9) - Linux Man Pages

scsi_mode_sense: issue a mode sense, falling back from 10 to six bytes if necessary.

NAME

scsi_mode_sense - issue a mode sense, falling back from 10 to six bytes if necessary.

SYNOPSIS

int scsi_mode_sense(struct scsi_device sdev, int dbd, int modepage, unsigned char buffer, int len, int timeout, int retries, struct scsi_mode_data data, struct scsi_sense_hdr sshdr);

ARGUMENTS

sdev

SCSI device to be queried

dbd

set if mode sense will allow block descriptors to be returned

modepage

mode page being requested

buffer

request buffer (may not be smaller than eight bytes)

len

length of request buffer.

timeout

command timeout

retries

number of retries before failing

data

returns a structure abstracting the mode header data

sshdr

place to put sense data (or NULL if no sense to be collected). must be SCSI_SENSE_BUFFERSIZE big.

DESCRIPTION

Returns zero if unsuccessful, or the header offset (either 4 or 8 depending on whether a six or ten byte command was issued) if successful.

AUTHORS

James Bottomley <James.Bottomley [at] hansenpartnership.com>

Author.

Rob Landley <rob [at] landley.net>

Author.

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