[Stgt-devel] outstanding patches and moving the scsi in stgt
tomof at acm.org
Sun Sep 4 06:14:02 CEST 2005
From: Mike Christie <michaelc at cs.wisc.edu>
Subject: [Stgt-devel] outstanding patches and moving the scsi in stgt
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2005 20:20:04 -0500
> Do you have any large outstanding patches you were about to merge?
No, I don't have yet.
> I think to increase our chances of ever getting merged to mainline
> it would be a good a idea to be as generic as possible.
Yep. It should be generic.
> So I would like to move the stgt core and stgt_vsd/sd scsi code to a
> type of personality or protocal handling module. This personality
> module can then be overidden so that a NBD or AOE target driver can
> use its own personality module. It would basically make stgt a
> block_target (blk_tgt) framework.
It sounds good, though I've not read a NBD or AOE target driver (I'll
see them later).
> I have patches to move the kernel lun sutff to a more generic 64 bit
> device_id which is interpreted by the scsi personality as a lun.
> And next I would like to move some of the other SCSI command, sense
> and offset/len code.
Please merge the patches that you already have for making stgt to be a
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