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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] lightnvm: base 2.0 implementation
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On 02/08/2018 10:35 AM, Javier Gonzalez wrote:
>> On 5 Feb 2018, at 13.15, Matias Bjørling <mb@lightnvm.io> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> A couple of patches for 2.0 support for the lightnvm subsystem. They
>> form the basis for integrating 2.0 support.
>>
>> For the rest of the support, Javier has code that implements report
>> chunk and sets up the LBA format data structure. He also has a bunch
>> of patches that brings pblk up to speed.
>>
>> The first two patches is preparation for the 2.0 work. The third patch
>> implements the 2.0 data structures, the geometry command, and exposes
>> the sysfs attributes that comes with the 2.0 specification. Note that
>> the attributes between 1.2 and 2.0 are different, and it is expected
>> that user-space shall use the version sysfs attribute to know which
>> attributes will be available.
>>
>> The last patch implements support for using the nvme namespace logical
>> block and metadata fields and sync it with the internal lightnvm
>> identify structures.
>>
>> -Matias
>>
>> Matias Bjørling (4):
>> lightnvm: make 1.2 data structures explicit
>> lightnvm: flatten nvm_id_group into nvm_id
>> lightnvm: add 2.0 geometry identification
>> nvme: lightnvm: add late setup of block size and metadata
>>
>> drivers/lightnvm/core.c | 27 ++-
>> drivers/nvme/host/core.c | 2 +
>> drivers/nvme/host/lightnvm.c | 508 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>> drivers/nvme/host/nvme.h | 2 +
>> include/linux/lightnvm.h | 64 +++---
>> 5 files changed, 426 insertions(+), 177 deletions(-)
>>
>> --
>> 2.11.0
>
> Thanks for posting these. I have started rebasing my patches on top of
> the new geometry - it is a bit different of how I implemented it, but
> I'll take care of it.
>
> I'll review as I go - some of the changes I have might make sense to
> squash in your patches to keep a clean history...
>

Thanks.

> I'll add a couple of patches abstracting the geometry so that at core.c
> level we only work with a single geometry structure. This is they way it
> is done in the early patches I pointe you to before. Then it is patches
> building bottom-up support for the new features in 2.0.
>

Yep, I was expecting that. I skipped that part since it went into pblk
and you already had some patches for it.

> Javier
>

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