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SubjectRe: I request inclusion of SAS Transport Layer and AIC-94xx into the kernel
On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 06:04 +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 07:04:31PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Linux is about getting things done, not being religious about
> > specifications. You are way too focused on the SCSI specs, and missing
> > the path we need to take to achieve additional flexibility.
> >
> > With Linux, it's all about evolution and the path we take.
> Hmmm... I'm fine with "not being religious about specs", but I hope we
> try to respect them as much as possible

a spec describes how the hw works... how we do the sw piece is up to
us ;)

(I know the scsi stuff also provides sort of a reference "here is how
you can do it in sw" but I see that more as you "you need this
functionality" not "you need this exact architecture in your software")

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