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SubjectRe: [PATCH] NVMe: Add a character device for each nvme device
On 07/27/2012 02:12 PM, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 10:44:18AM -0600, Keith Busch wrote:
>> Registers a character device for the nvme module and creates character
>> files as /dev/nvmeN for each nvme device probed, where N is the device
>> instance. The character devices support nvme admin ioctl commands so
>> that nvme devices without namespaces can be managed.
> I don't see a problem here, but I'm no expert at sysfs / character devices.
> Alan, Greg, anyone else see any problems with how this character device is
> created / destroyed?

This seems like something normally done via a control device that is
addressible via bsg.

This is -not- a NAK, but maybe the storage folks have a different
preference for an admin-command path.


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