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    SubjectRe: Integration of SCST in the mainstream Linux kernel
    On Feb. 06, 2008, 14:16 +0200, "Bart Van Assche" <bart.vanassche@gmail.com> wrote:
    > On Feb 5, 2008 6:01 PM, Erez Zilber <erezz@voltaire.com> wrote:
    >> Using such large values for FirstBurstLength will give you poor
    >> performance numbers for WRITE commands (with iSER). FirstBurstLength
    >> means how much data should you send as unsolicited data (i.e. without
    >> RDMA). It means that your WRITE commands were sent without RDMA.
    >
    > Sorry, but I'm afraid you got this wrong. When the iSER transport is
    > used instead of TCP, all data is sent via RDMA, including unsolicited
    > data. If you have look at the iSER implementation in the Linux kernel
    > (source files under drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser), you will see that
    > all data is transferred via RDMA and not via TCP/IP.

    Regardless of what the current implementation is, the behavior you (Bart)
    describe seems to disagree with http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5046.txt.

    Benny

    >
    > Bart Van Assche.
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