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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/17] Rust support, NVMe
On Thu, Jul 08, 2021 at 01:58:32AM +0100, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2021 at 10:56:57PM +0200, Finn Behrens wrote:
> > There is a more general use driver (network dummy) still in the
> > making, It is fully operational, just the documentation of the rust
> > bindings are not finished yet, so it is not merged into the rust
> > tree yet, also I have to rebase it.
>
> Why are you so resistant to writing a real driver that deals with actual hardware?

} Why are we so resistant to writing a real driver that deals with actual hardware?

It is not dodging hardware, it is universal available.


> A simple NVMe driver is less than a thousand lines of C.
> I know the one in the kernel now is ridiculously complicated and has
> been thoroughly messed up with abstractions to support NVMeoF instead
> of having a separate driver, but it's really a simple interface at heart.

Summary of https://qemu.readthedocs.io/en/latest/system/nvme.html

NVMe hardware is universal available.




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