[PATCH 2/3] scsi: add try_rc16 blacklist flag

Sitsofe Wheeler sitsofe at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 04:21:08 UTC 2014

On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 09:08:28PM -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> >>>>> "Sitsofe" == Sitsofe Wheeler <sitsofe at gmail.com> writes:
> Sitsofe> Microsoft Hyper-V virtual disks currently only claim SPC-2
> Sitsofe> compliance causing the kernel skip checks for features such as
> Sitsofe> thin provisioning even though the virtual disk advertises them.
> Last time around we identified this as a problem with Microsoft's
> interpretation of the T10 SBC spec. And they promised that they are
> going to fix that.

OK but if we were happy to wait for Microsoft to fix the problem on the
host why were the (broken and incomplete) BLIST_SKIP_VPD_PAGES patches
committed to 3.17 rather than withdrawn? What's going to be done about
those patches now?

Sitsofe | http://sucs.org/~sits/

More information about the devel mailing list