>>> This breaks user-space. The intention is for user-space to decide
>>> based on version id. Then it can either retrieve the 1.2 or 2.0
>>> attributes. The 2.0 attributes should not be available when a device
>>> is 1.2.
>> Why does it break it? I'm only adding new entries.
>> The objective is to expose the genneric geometry, since this is the
>> structure that is passed on to the targets. Since some of the values are
>> calculated, there is value on exposing this information, I believe.
>> Another way of doing it, is adding the generic geometry at the target
>> level, showing what base values it is getting, including the real number
>> of channels/groups and luns/pus.
>> Would this be better in your opinion?
> No. It should be one set of attributes for 1.2 (keep the way it is today),
> and then separate 2.0 attributes. User-space should then identify either by
> either 1 or 2 in the version attribute.
>>> csecs and sos are derived from the the generic block device data structures.
>> As mentioned above, it is to represent the generic geometry.
> They are not part of the 2.0 spec. The fields can be derived from elsewhere.
Ok. Thanks for looking into it.