Re: [patch 4/6] ps3: Disk Storage Driver

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Fri Jun 15 2007 - 10:43:33 EST

On Fri, 15 Jun 2007, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 13:39 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Add a Disk Storage Driver for the PS3:
> > - Implemented as a block device driver with a dynamic major
> > - Disk names (and partitions) are of the format ps3d%c(%u)
> > - Uses software scatter-gather with a 64 KiB bounce buffer as the hypervisor
> > doesn't support scatter-gather
> Any particular reason why this is done as a separate block device driver
> rather than as SCSI?

Because no new fake SCSI drivers are accepted anymore.

With kind regards,

Geert Uytterhoeven
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