Since this device driver is currently available as third-party open 
source, I have a couple of questions.

David, I assume you don't intend to sign a Sun Contributor Agreement and 
contribute this code - but rather, you would like the available 
published code picked up, tested, etc. and integrated into a 
consolidation.  Is that correct?

If my assumptions are correct, question for the request-sponsor alias: 
would this be better as a new project or part of some existing project 
in the Device Driver community?  Or should an RFE be filed for the new 
functionality and this be done as a contribution?

I'm ok either way - just wondering which is simpler/more efficient since 
an inbound review will be needed.



David Gwynne wrote:
> I've written a driver for the LSI Logic MegaRAID SAS controllers (these
> are not the same as the SAS variants of the Fusion-MPT hardware
> supported by mpt) and Dell PERC 5 controllers called mfi.
> I'd like to get it into OpenSolaris so it can suffer some review, and
> so it will be easier for users with this hardware to install and use
> Solaris. 
> The driver is already wanted in the community, and people are starting
> to use it in production. For example see
> http://forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa?threadID=5109908.
> The driver is available at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~dlg/mfi/.
> I'm looking for a sponsor to handle integration into OpenSolaris.
> Thanks,
> dlg
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