[lkml]   [2001]   [Nov]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Patch to update scsi_debug.c

The ramdisk emulation should be easy to do, you
can get sample code from most of the iSCSI
implementations on Linux. Most of them simulate a
ramdisk on the target side.


Douglas Gilbert wrote:

>Pete Zaitcev <> wrote:
>>I would like to have scsi_debug with a variable number
>>of hosts. Patch is attached. Does anyone object to the
>>demise of scsi_debug.h?
><snipped patch/>
>Maybe you may like to consider this effort. Apart from allowing
>extra hosts (hundreds of them via boot/module option) it is
>like a RAM disk. The default RAM allocation is 8 MB which
>can be overridden by a boot/module option. You can
>run fdisk on it, make a fs, mount it, etc.
>It runs properly on SMP (Eric's didn't) and supports a
>reasonable number of SCSI commands including READ_16 and
>WRITE_16. I used the latter 2 commands to test (via sg)
>that the recently added 16 byte CDBs worked.
>BTW I kept scsi_debug.h as most other SCSI adapter drivers
>have .h and .c components.
>Doug Gilbert
>To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
>the body of a message to
>More majordomo info at
>Please read the FAQ at

Information transmitted by this E-MAIL is proprietary to Wipro and/or its Customers and
is intended for use only by the individual or entity to which it is
addressed, and may contain information that is privileged, confidential or
exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended
recipient or it appears that this mail has been forwarded to you without
proper authority, you are notified that any use or dissemination of this
information in any manner is strictly prohibited. In such cases, please
notify us immediately at and delete this mail
from your records.
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:13    [W:0.104 / U:0.092 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site