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    Subject[PATCH 0000/0117] Staging: hv: Driver cleanup
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    Further cleanup of the hv drivers. Back in June I had sent two patch
    sets to address these issues. I have addressed the comments I got from
    the community on my earlier patches here:

    1) Implement code for autoloading the vmbus drivers without using PCI or DMI
    signatures. I have implemented this based on Greg's feedback on my earlier
    implementation.

    2) Cleanup error handling across the board and use standard Linux error codes.

    3) General cleanup

    4) Some bug fixes.

    5) Cleanup the reference counting mess for both stor and net devices.

    6) Handle all block devices using the storvsc driver. I have modified
    the implementation here based on Christoph's feedback on my earlier
    implementation.

    7) Accomodate some host side scsi emulation bugs.

    8) In case of scsi errors off-line the device.

    This patch-set further reduces the size of Hyper-V drivers - the code is
    about 10% smaller. This reduction is mainly because we have eliminated the
    blkvsc driver.


    Regards,

    K. Y




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