> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Christie [mailto:micha...@cs.wisc.edu]
> Sent: Friday, August 03, 2012 2:03 PM
> To: Lalit Chandivade
> Cc: open-iscsi@googlegroups.com; Ravi Anand; Vikas Chaudhary; Manish
> Rangankar
> Subject: Re: RFC: Doc: FLASH DDB Management using iscsiadm
> On 07/12/2012 05:37 PM, Lalit Chandivade wrote:
> > Hi Mike,
> >
> > We want to work on this solution that would enable qla4xxx users to
> manage the DDBs in FLASH and migrate the entries from FLASH to user
> space.
> >
> > Here is our initial thought, please review and let us know your feedback.
> >
> This sounds ok to me. Just some minor comments/questions that I am
> guessing you just glossed over to make it easier to understand.
> > Add support for FLASH DDB management in iscsiadm
> > =========================================
> >
> > 1. Export normal target entries to /sys/class/iscsi_session from FLASH
> > when the driver comes up
> > /sys/class/iscsi_session/session2  <- for the DDB at Flash DDB index 1
> > /sys/class/iscsi_session/session3 <- for the DDB at Flash DDB index 2
> > /sys/class/iscsi_session/session4 <- for  target at index 3 in the RAM
> > DDB
> > Note: This will need changes in the driver
> Are you are going to add a file on the session to indicate if it's flash or 
> not or
> how can we tell?

We already have the "creator" to differentiate.

Also we are thinking if we should add the FLASH DDBs under
/sys/firmware, something like


As this will clearly distinguish between FLASH DDBs and user created node 

> >
> > 2. Export sendtarget entries to  /sys/firmware
> > /sys/firmware/send_targets/host0
> > /sys/firmware/send_targets/host0/target0
> I would name it send_targets, but yeah seems fine.
Would or would not?

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