[RFC] SCSI target for IBM Power5 LPAR

Vladislav Bolkhovitin vst at vlnb.net
Thu Sep 8 04:47:46 EST 2005

Dave C Boutcher wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 12:49:32PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>>On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 04:28:01PM -0500, Dave C Boutcher wrote:
>>>This device driver provides the SCSI target side of the "virtual
>>>SCSI" on IBM Power5 systems.  The initiator side has been in mainline
>>>for a while now (drivers/scsi/ibmvscsi/ibmvscsi.c.)  Targets already
>>>exist for AIX and OS/400.
>>Please try to integrate that with the generic scsi target framework at
> There hasn't been a lot of forward progress on stgt in over a year, and
> there were some issues (lack of scatterlist support, synchronous and
> serial command execution) that were an issue when last I looked.
> Vlad, can you comment on the state of stgt and whether you see it
> being ready for mainline any time soon?

Sorry, I can see on stgt page only mail lists archive and not from start 
(from Aug 22). Mike, can I see stgt code and some design description, 
please? You can send it directly on my e-mail address, if necessary.


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