[PATCH 06/18] nvme: split a new struct nvme_ctrl out of struct nvme_dev

Sagi Grimberg sagig at dev.mellanox.co.il
Tue Oct 20 03:19:45 PDT 2015

On 10/16/2015 8:58 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> The new struct nvme_ctrl will be used by the common NVMe code that sits
> on top of struct request_queue and the new nvme_ctrl_ops abstraction.
> It only contains the bare minimum required, which consists of values
> sampled during controller probe, the admin queue pointer and a second
> struct device pointer at the moment,

Hi Christoph,

Can you explain why nvme_ctrl needs an additional struct device pointer?
(I understand it will go away from your statement "at the moment"
haven't read the rest of the patch set yet).

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