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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 02/13] mpt3sas: Add nvme device support in slave alloc, target alloc and probe
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On 07/14/2017 03:22 PM, Suganath Prabu S wrote:
> 1) Added support for probing pcie device and adding NVMe drives to
> SML and driver's internal list pcie_device_list.
>
> 2) Added support for determing NVMe as boot device.
>
> 3) Added nvme device support for call back functions scan_finished
> target_alloc,slave_alloc,target destroy and slave destroy.
>
> a) During scan, pcie devices are probed and added to SML to drivers
> internal list.
>
> b) target_alloc & slave alloc API's allocates resources for
> (MPT3SAS_TARGET & MPT3SAS_DEVICE) private datas and holds
> information like handle, target_id etc.
>
> c) slave_destroy & target_destroy are called when driver unregisters
> or removes device. Also frees allocated resources and info.
>
> Signed-off-by: Chaitra P B <chaitra.basappa@broadcom.com>
> Signed-off-by: Suganath Prabu S <suganath-prabu.subramani@broadcom.com>
> ---
> drivers/scsi/mpt3sas/mpt3sas_base.h | 110 ++++++++-
> drivers/scsi/mpt3sas/mpt3sas_scsih.c | 431 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> 2 files changed, 507 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)
>
Have you considered using 'scan_start()/scan_finished()' SCSI midlayer
callbacks here?
Seeing that you are enumerating the devices internally already that
should give you better control about the scanning process.

Cheers,

Hannes
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