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SubjectRe: [PATCH] nvme: validate cntlid's only for nvme >= 1.1.0
On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 12:29:23PM +0000, Maximilian Heyne wrote:
> Controller ID's (cntlid) for NVMe devices were introduced in version
> 1.1.0 of the specification. Controllers that follow the older 1.0.0 spec
> don't set this field so it doesn't make sense to validate it. On the
> contrary, when using SR-IOV this check breaks VFs as they are all part
> of the same NVMe subsystem.
> Signed-off-by: Maximilian Heyne <>
> Cc: <> # 5.4+

The first hunk looks ok, the second doesn't make sense as fabrics
was only added with NVMe 1.2.2. I can fix it up when applying if you
are ok with that.

But you guys really shouldn't be doing SR-IOV with 1.0 controllers
independent of this..

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