[RFC] SCSI target for IBM Power5 LPAR

Anton Blanchard anton at samba.org
Wed Sep 14 01:00:10 EST 2005


> We use MAX_SECTORS (which is actually 127.5kB) because that's the 
> max_sectors of the loopback device (we have a lot of users that like the 
> flexibility of using loopback with the ibmvscsis driver)... It can be 
> bumped up without any problems because there is code that splits 
> requests if they are larger than the target's max_sectors...
> What would you recommend? 256kB?

~256kB sounds reasonable to me and I notice that other VIO server is
setting it to 256kB :) 


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