[Stgt-devel] stgt & IBM virtual SCSI Target Driver

Mike Christie michaelc at cs.wisc.edu
Fri Sep 9 19:40:27 CEST 2005

FUJITA Tomonori wrote:
> From: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp>
> Subject: Re: [Stgt-devel] stgt & IBM virtual SCSI Target Driver
> Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 20:49:06 +0900
>>>target driver (queue cmnd alloc buffer) -> protocol (SCSI stuff) -> STGT
>>>So then the target driver can pass some protocol specifc values like cdb 
>>>and lun (and lun decoder if necessary) without the stgt core having to 
>>>worry about that stuff. This will also allow you to make it so target 
>>>drivers do not have to touch things like the cdb field (I can move that 
>>>to a protocol specific cmnd data finally).
>>I agreed. Now we should remove all protocol specific stuff in stgt. I
>>tried to do this (though I'm not sure whether I've done in a right way
>>about some of the changes).
> By the way, it's time to rename stgt tgt (or something generic), I
> guess. 

yeah, what a pain :) I am fine with tgt. Maybe "blktgt" (that may be too 
long) to show we are generic like the block layer. I am not so good at 
naming things :)

> I also think about rename IET something generic like istgt or isstgt
> (iSCSI software target). After all, the code will be really very from
> the original IET code. Any suggestions?

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