[Stgt-devel] [PATCH] add stgt_device_template example

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp
Fri Aug 26 04:18:21 CEST 2005

It seems that BerliOS mailing lists have not worked.

From: Mike Christie <michaelc at cs.wisc.edu>
Subject: Re: [Stgt-devel] [PATCH] add stgt_device_template example
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:00:11 -0500

> >>> I was thinking we were going to have userspace call into stg_core to 
> >>> add devices (similar to how iet's ioctl called into it to add 
> >>> volumes). The stgt_device code would eventually replace iet's volume 
> >>> code. I was replacing IET's ioctl and hit the volume and target 
> >>> ioctls so that it is why patches showed up the same time you asked 
> >>> about it :)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Do you mean using netlink by adding STGT_UEVENT_TARGET_CREATE, etc?
> > 
> > 
> > I am not sure about STGT_UEVENT_TARGET_CREATE, becuase of HW target 
> > drivers though. Will they need it or use it? I thought we were going to 
> > end up in a similar situation as we have for software iscsi vs HW cards. 
> > It is probably best to do what we can with what we have and if HW 
> > targets do not need it then that is fine. What do you think?
> > 
> Oh yeah I did find a qlogic and emulex card though. I am just waiting 
> for someone to mail them to me.


I will get qlogic 40xx cards. And as I said before, I can use Chelsio
10 Gbps NICs that can process iSCSI. Chelsio driver is released under

Are there other iSCSI cards that can be supported by stgt on the

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