Problem with new uapi header in Linux kernel 4.4+

Jan Luca Naumann j.naumann at
Sat Oct 8 03:23:16 PDT 2016


this sound very nice :-) OPAL supported directly by the kernel would be
very good.

Thank you and best regards,

Am 07.10.2016 um 16:31 schrieb Scott Bauer:
> On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 12:31:11AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> Hi Scott,
>>> For what it is worth the kernel will soon have OPAL support built in 
>>> so you won't have to do this weird hack, and use a tool that is no
>>> longer maintained. 
>> What's the ETA for OPAL support?  We had a patch from Intel for it
>> half a year ago, but the submitter didn't follow up on the review
>> feedback.  (Same for the simple ATA security unlock scheme submitted
>> by someone else).
> I or Rafael will send a series sometime next week or early the week after...
> assuming some final testing all goes to plan.

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