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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 00/11] firewire-sbp-target: FireWire SBP-2 SCSI target
On 13/04/2012 04:03, Nicholas A. Bellinger wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-04-11 at 15:20 +0100, Chris Boot wrote:
>> The FireWire SBP-2 Target is a driver for using an IEEE-1394 connection
>> as a SCSI transport. This module uses the SCSI Target framework to
>> expose LUNs to other machines attached to a FireWire bus, in effect
>> acting as a FireWire hard disk similar to FireWire Target Disk mode on
>> many Apple computers.
>> Sorry this latest revision has been a long time coming. I was trying to
>> chase down a crashing bug (but haven't been able to replicate it), changed
>> my mind about a large portion of the code twice, and life got in the way as
>> well!
> Some very nice work to make this all go Chris.. 8-)
> Thanks again btw for your target_core_mod patches along the way to v3!

No problem, it's been a very useful learning experience and I'm really
glad I did it! :-)

>> Changes in v3:
>> * Updates for target framework API changes
>> * Attempt to make headers self-contained
>> * Remove bad use of atomics and memory barriers
>> * Rework use of locking
>> * Use system workqueues
>> * Wrap fw_run_transaction() to retry failed transactions
>> * Coding style fixes
>> * Fix a few bugs
>> * Overhaul sbp_rw_data()
>> * Overhaul target fetch agent
> So I've merged a squashed version this series from:
> patch-v3
> into lio-core/master, and have now pushed to k.o upstream


> This looks to me like a reasonable candidate for a v3.5 mainline merge,
> so we need to go ahead and get this into target-pending.. Also, thanks
> for getting Stefan's ACK's here on the drivers/firmware/ specific
> changes..
> So for new fabric drivers (as discused with Sebastian and usb-gadget
> recently) that the target team has been enforcing that new fabric
> modules convert to use a single source / header file for readability and
> maintainability purposes.
> It would be great if you can publish one more branch (no need to re-post
> the full diff) that takes your patch-v3 down to a single .c/.h file.
> Otherwise, I'm fine to take the 15 minutes to do this conversion ahead
> of dropping into target-pending for the sunday night linux-next build.

I'll get onto it over the weekend, I hope. I assume in this case I just
stick it all in drivers/target/ instead of having a sbp/ directory
underneath that?


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