Re 2: Re: Proposal to add a new modifier to SCSI Write commands.

Gene Milligan Gene_Milligan at
Wed Nov 27 15:20:47 PST 1996

* From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at, posted by:
* Gene Milligan <Gene_Milligan at>
>That may be true inside the drive, but they need not be distinguishable

 No I disagree. Digital may not need to distinguish but a background 
maintenance sniffer in someone else's system may need to if a malicious utility 
breaks the warranty by using the new command. That was why I suggested the 
slight alteration of the additional sense information. I understand that the 
drive maker could discover the culprit after the drive is returned but this is 
too late.

 Yes Write Long has the same problem and has never been looked on with favor. I 
thought the idea was to migrate to a better solution, not just another way.

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