[PATCH 1/1] nvme : Add sysfs entry for NVMe CMBs when appropriate

Stephen Bates sbates at raithlin.com
Wed Oct 5 10:48:41 PDT 2016

On Wed, Oct 05, 2016 at 07:50:57PM +0300, Sagi Grimberg wrote:
> >The fabrics specification currently denotes the CMBLOC and CMBSZ
> >properties as reserved [1].
> Managed to forget that... So I guess I'm fine with the patch as
> it is,
> Reviewed-by: Sagi Grimberg <sagi at grimberg.me>


Thanks! I will work on a v1 to address Jonathan's issue and add your
tag to that. Coming soon...

> >Also I am wondering where the physical memory backing a fabrics CMB
> >would reside. Would this be memory in the fabric NIC on the host, in
> >the NIC on the target or somewhere else?
> This was discussed in the WG a few times before, not sure if we
> can discuss this before its in the spec though...

Ooops, you are correct. Us lowely kernel developers should not be
discussing things related to changes to the NVMe specification ;-). I
will take this discussion inside the NVMe technical working group.



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