[stgt] [PATCH] use LUN association and SNS ID type for the VPD (0x83) page

Or Gerlitz or.gerlitz at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 22:54:57 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 6:40 PM, FUJITA Tomonori
<fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:

> I'm talking about 'iqn.' stuff in your patch.


>> Yes, it works fine, thanks! To make sure we're on the same page, your patch
>> does four changes to vpd page 0x83
>> 1. doesn't report protocol id anymore (PIV set to zero)

> Yes. I checked some SAS, FC, iSCSI drives and none sets PIV bit. So I
> guess that it's fine to drop PIV bit and the protocol bit.

by "drives" you mean targets?

>> 2. reports LUN association (zero) instead of target port association
>> 3. reports T10 identifier type instead of vendor specific
>> 4. uses the T10 IET assigned name in the identifier
>> I am fine with the patch and it allows me to achieve the interop
>> with the vmware stack, to make it clearer I would add the LU association

> I see, thanks for confirmation. I'll merge it.

thanks, lets just document changes 1-4 and the ASS LU in the
change-log, for the future...

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