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SubjectRe: [driver-core PATCH v6 9/9] libnvdimm: Schedule device registration on node local to the device
On Tue, 2018-11-27 at 12:50 -0800, Dan Williams wrote:
> Thanks Bart, so tying this back to Alex's patches, does the ordering
> problem that Alex's patches solve impact the SCSI case? I'm looking
> for something like "SCSI depends on asynchronous probing and without
> 'driver core: Establish clear order of operations for deferred probe
> and remove' probing is often needlessly serialized". I.e. does it
> suffer from the same platform problem that libnvdimm ran into where
> it's local async probing implementation was hindered by the driver
> core?


Hi Dan,

Patch 6/9 reduces the time needed to scan SCSI LUNs significantly. The only
way to realize that speedup is by enabling more concurrency. That's why I
think that patch 6/9 is a significant driver core improvement.


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