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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH 0/3] scsi_dh: Add ability to set parameters for scsi device handler



Hannes would know about the origin of this. 

If the patches are working as expected, can you send a "Tested-by" so
that James can accept this patch.

Thanks.

chandra
On Mon, 2009-07-20 at 09:05 -0400, Eddie Williams wrote:
> Your patch set works well but the scsi_dh_emc.c in rc1 does not.  I
> applied your patches to the SLES 11 (2.6.27.23) and I am able to set the
> parameter with reservations being handled correctly.  As noted in an
> earlier email when I tested the 2.6.31-rc1 kernel with and without your
> patches I would see a panic.  I compared the scsi_dh_emc.c in rc1 with
> SLES 11.  There are a couple of differences.  The panic is resolved with
> the changes from SLES 11.  I am not sure if these are changes made to
> SLES 11 and not made to the upstream kernel or whether there was a patch
> to the upstream kernel after 2.6.27 that broke this.  Here are the
> changes when applied to rc1 that resolves the panic and allowed me to
> test your patches.
> 
> *** linux-2.6.31-rc1/drivers/scsi/device_handler/scsi_dh_emc.c
> 2009-07-20 08:37:14.000000000 -0400
> --- linux-2.6.31-rc1.0.3/drivers/scsi/device_handler/scsi_dh_emc.c
> 2009-07-20 08:42:36.000000000 -0400
> ***************
> *** 176,182 ****
>   		err = SCSI_DH_DEV_TEMP_BUSY;
>   		goto out;
>   	}
> ! 	if (csdev->buffer[4] > 2) {
>   		/* Invalid buffer format */
>   		sdev_printk(KERN_NOTICE, sdev,
>   			    "%s: invalid VPD page 0xC0 format\n",
> --- 176,182 ----
>   		err = SCSI_DH_DEV_TEMP_BUSY;
>   		goto out;
>   	}
> ! 	if (csdev->buffer[4] < 0 || csdev->buffer[4] > 2) {
>   		/* Invalid buffer format */
>   		sdev_printk(KERN_NOTICE, sdev,
>   			    "%s: invalid VPD page 0xC0 format\n",
> ***************
> *** 272,278 ****
>   	int len = 0;
>   
>   	rq = blk_get_request(sdev->request_queue,
> ! 			(cmd == MODE_SELECT) ? WRITE : READ, GFP_NOIO);
>   	if (!rq) {
>   		sdev_printk(KERN_INFO, sdev, "get_req: blk_get_request failed");
>   		return NULL;
> --- 272,278 ----
>   	int len = 0;
>   
>   	rq = blk_get_request(sdev->request_queue,
> ! 			(cmd != INQUIRY) ? WRITE : READ, GFP_NOIO);
>   	if (!rq) {
>   		sdev_printk(KERN_INFO, sdev, "get_req: blk_get_request failed");
>   		return NULL;
> ***************
> *** 286,299 ****
> --- 286,302 ----
>   		len = sizeof(short_trespass);
>   		rq->cmd_flags |= REQ_RW;
>   		rq->cmd[1] = 0x10;
> + 		rq->cmd[4] = len;
>   		break;
>   	case MODE_SELECT_10:
>   		len = sizeof(long_trespass);
>   		rq->cmd_flags |= REQ_RW;
>   		rq->cmd[1] = 0x10;
> + 		rq->cmd[8] = len;
>   		break;
>   	case INQUIRY:
>   		len = CLARIION_BUFFER_SIZE;
> + 		rq->cmd[4] = len;
>   		memset(buffer, 0, len);
>   		break;
>   	default:
> ***************
> *** 301,307 ****
>   		break;
>   	}
>   
> - 	rq->cmd[4] = len;
>   	rq->cmd_type = REQ_TYPE_BLOCK_PC;
>   	rq->cmd_flags |= REQ_FAILFAST_DEV | REQ_FAILFAST_TRANSPORT |
>   			 REQ_FAILFAST_DRIVER;
> --- 304,309 ----
> 
> On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 20:13 -0700, Chandra Seetharaman wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Last week, Eddie Williams reported a regression w.r.t scsi_dh
> > (http://www.redhat.com/archives/dm-devel/2009-June/msg00285.html).
> > Parameter setting part of dm multipath handler has been removed
> > when we moved to scsi device handler.
> > 
> > This set of patches adds an new interface to scsi_dh and uses it.
> > 
> > This patch set applies on 2.6.31-rc1 and the following 2 patches:
> > 	(1) http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/32646/raw/
> > 	(2) http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/32647/raw/
> > 
> > This interface part of the patch has been tested.
> > 
> > Eddie,
> > 
> > If you can test it on an EMC storage and respond with your
> > findings it will be of great help.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > chandra
> > 
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