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32 byte CDB support for SCSI_PASSTHROUGH RRS feed

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  • Hi everyone,

    I have a question about support for 32-byte CDBs in Windows.  I have need to use 32-byte CDBs through the SCSI_PASSTHROUGH_DIRECT structure and associated IOCTLs.  It seems that this support is available in Windows 8 and beyond.  Though, one discussion I came across seems to hint that if we define our own structure, with a 32-byte length CDB field, we could accomplish this.  Another thread I found seemed to indicate that we'd have to develop a custom driver (it mentions implementing a new IOCTL with takes a 32 byte CDB).  I'd like to confirm.  Here are relevant links to the information I've found:

    Discussion Thread

    SRBEX_DATA_SCSI_CDB32

    Thread with new IOCTL

    Thanks for any insight.

    Andy

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:09 PM

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