SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX structure

The SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX structure is used in conjunction with an IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX request to instruct the port driver to send an embedded SCSI command to the target device. SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX can contain a bi-directional data transfers and a variable length command data block.

Note  The SCSI port driver and SCSI miniport driver models may be altered or unavailable in the future. Instead, we recommend using the Storport driver and Storport miniport driver models.
 

Syntax


typedef struct _SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX {
  USHORT Version;
  USHORT Length;
  ULONG  CdbLength;
  UCHAR  StorAddressLength;
  UCHAR  ScsiStatus;
  UCHAR  SenseInfoLength;
  UCHAR  DataDirection;
  UCHAR  Reserved;
  ULONG  TimeOutValue;
  ULONG  StorAddressOffset;
  ULONG  SenseInfoOffset;
  ULONG  DataOutTransferLength;
  ULONG  DataInTransferLength;
  VOID   DataOutBuffer;
  VOID   DataInBuffer;
  UCHAR  Cdb[ANYSIZE_ARRAY];
} SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX, *PSCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX;

Members

Version

The version of this structure. Set to 0.

Length

The size of the this structure. Set to sizeof(SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX).

CdbLength

Indicates the size in bytes of the SCSI command descriptor block in Cdb.

StorAddressLength

The length of the storage device address structure at the offset of StorAddressOffset after this structure. This is set to sizeof(STOR_ADDR_BTL8).

ScsiStatus

Reports the SCSI status that was returned by the HBA or the target device.

SenseInfoLength

Indicates the size in bytes of the request-sense buffer. This member is optional and can be set to 0.

DataDirection
Indicates whether the SCSI command will read data, write data, or both. This field must have one of these values:

Data Transfer TypeMeaning

SCSI_IOCTL_DATA_IN

Read data from the device.

SCSI_IOCTL_DATA_OUT

Write data to the device.

SCSI_IOCTL_DATA_UNSPECIFIED

No data is transferred.

SCSI_IOCTL_DATA_BIDIRECTIONAL

Data is valid for both input and output.

 

Reserved

Reserved. Set to 0.

TimeOutValue

Indicates the interval in seconds that the request can execute before the port driver considers it timed out.

StorAddressOffset

The location of the target device's STOR_ADDR_BTL8 address structure, in bytes, from the beginning of this structure.

SenseInfoOffset

Offset from the beginning of this structure to the request-sense buffer. Set to 0 if no request-sense buffer is present.

DataOutTransferLength

Indicates the size in bytes of the output data buffer. Many devices transfer chunks of data of predefined length. The value in DataOutTransferLength must be an integral multiple of this predefined, minimum length that is specified by the device. If an underrun occurs, the miniport driver must update this member to the number of bytes actually transferred. If no output data buffer is present, this member is set to 0.

DataInTransferLength

Indicates the size in bytes of the input data buffer. Many devices transfer chunks of data of predefined length. The value in DataInTransferLength must be an integral multiple of this predefined, minimum length that is specified by the device. If an underrun occurs, the miniport driver must update this member to the number of bytes actually transferred. If no input data buffer is present, this member is set to 0.

DataOutBuffer

A pointer to a output data buffer.

DataInBuffer

A pointer to a input data buffer.

Cdb

Specifies the SCSI command descriptor block to be sent to the target device.

Remarks

The SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX structure is used with IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX. With this request, the system locks down the buffer in user memory and the device accesses this memory directly. For a double-buffered equivalent of this device control request see IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_EX and SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_EX.

Note  Drivers executing on a 64 bit version of Windows must use the SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT32_EX structure as the request data type when handling an IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX request from a 32 bit process.
 

Requirements

Version

Available starting with Windows 8.

Header

Ntddscsi.h (include Ntddscsi.h)

See also

IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT
IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT_EX
SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT
STOR_ADDR_BTL8

 

 

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