[PATCH v3 00/41] cxlflash: OCXL transport support and miscellaneous fixes

Uma Krishnan ukrishn at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Mar 30 05:35:30 AEDT 2018

> On Mar 28, 2018, at 4:34 PM, Martin K. Petersen <martin.petersen at oracle.com> wrote:
> Uma,
>> This patch series adds OCXL support to the cxlflash driver. With this
>> support, new devices using the OCXL transport will be supported by the
>> cxlflash driver along with the existing CXL devices. An effort is made
>> to keep this transport specific function independent of the existing
>> core driver that communicates with the AFU.
>> The first three patches contain a minor fix and staging improvements.
>> This series is intended for 4.17 and is bisectable.
> Something this big really needs to be submitted around rc2/rc3. It's way
> too late in the cycle to ensure proper zeroday coverage for all these
> commits.
> I have started a 4.18/scsi-queue branch to hold this series for now.
> The 4.18 branch will be rebased once 4.17rc1 is out in a few weeks. Your
> changes won't show up in for-next until then either.

I did send the first version of this series just after 4.16rc2 but the reviews took a while and the V3 is cutting close unless we do have an rc8 for 4.16 :)

I understand what you are saying and agree with you. Thanks for keeping me posted.

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