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SubjectRe: [PATCH] NVMe: Added another device ID with stripe quirk
On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 12:17:54AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 04:12:31PM -0600, David Wayne Fugate wrote:
> > Adds a fourth Intel controller which has the "stripe" quirk.
>
> NVMe has stadardized a way to communicate this information through
> the Namespace Optimal IO Boundary (NOIOB) field in the Identify
> Namespace structure, and Keith and Amber at Intel helped to define
> this, so please actually implement it in your controllers.

That's true for all Intel controllers going forward, but this
is actually an older controller that pre-dates NOIOB. It's the exact
same as the 8086:0A54 model, but a particular vendor decided their
rebranded device needs to be made special with a different DID.

We all agree that's a terrible way to go about this for mutliple reasons,
but we can't go back in time to tell the decision makers of this folly. So
I think we need to let this last one go through with the quirk.

Acked-by: Keith Busch <keith.busch@intel.com>

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