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SubjectRE: [PATCH 2/8] Drivers: scsi: storvsc: Filter commands based on the storage protocol version
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christoph Hellwig [mailto:hch@infradead.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 1:41 AM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; devel@linuxdriverproject.org;
> ohering@suse.com; jbottomley@parallels.com; jasowang@redhat.com;
> apw@canonical.com; linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org; stable@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/8] Drivers: scsi: storvsc: Filter commands based on the
> storage protocol version
>
> On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 05:46:46PM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > Going forward it is possible that some of the commands that are not
> > currently implemented will be implemented on future Windows hosts.
> > Make command filtering depend on the host version.
>
> > + if (vmstor_current_major <= VMSTOR_WIN8_MAJOR) {
> > + /*
> > + * On legacy hosts filter unimplemented commands.
> > + */
> > + if (!storvsc_scsi_cmd_ok(scmnd)) {
> > + scmnd->scsi_done(scmnd);
> > + return 0;
> > + }
>
> So post-Win8 versions don't need command filering as they can properly
> reject commands they don't understand? If that's the case please state it in
> the patch description.

I will add the comments you have suggested.

K. Y


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