[PATCH v6 0/4] Broadcom SBA RAID support

Anup Patel anup.patel at broadcom.com
Tue Mar 21 01:47:21 PDT 2017

On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM, Vinod Koul <vinod.koul at intel.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 03:13:24PM +0530, Anup Patel wrote:
>> The Broadcom SBA RAID is a stream-based device which provides
>> RAID5/6 offload.
>> It requires a SoC specific ring manager (such as Broadcom FlexRM
>> ring manager) to provide ring-based programming interface. Due to
>> this, the Broadcom SBA RAID driver (mailbox client) implements
>> DMA device having one DMA channel using a set of mailbox channels
>> provided by Broadcom SoC specific ring manager driver (mailbox
>> controller).
>> The Broadcom SBA RAID hardware requires PQ disk position instead
>> of PQ disk coefficient. To address this, we have added raid_gflog
>> table which will help driver to convert PQ disk coefficient to PQ
>> disk position.
>> This patchset is based on Linux-4.11-rc1 and depends on patchset
>> "[PATCH v5 0/2] Broadcom FlexRM ring manager support"
> Okay I applied and was about to push when I noticed this :(
> So what is the status of this..?

PATCH2 is Acked but PATCH1 is under-review. Currently, its
v6 of that patchset.

The only dependency on that patchset is the changes in
brcm-message.h which are required by this BCM-SBA-RAID

Can you please have a look at PATCH v6?


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