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Re: [dm-devel] [Lsf] Preliminary Agenda and Activities for LSF




> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Bottomley [mailto:James Bottomley HansenPartnership com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 11:34 AM
> To: Hannes Reinecke
> Cc: Iyer, Shyam; linux-scsi vger kernel org; lsf lists linux-
> foundation.org; dm-devel redhat com; linux-fsdevel vger kernel org;
> rwheeler redhat com
> Subject: Re: [Lsf] Preliminary Agenda and Activities for LSF
> 
> On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 16:55 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> > On 03/30/2011 04:26 PM, James Bottomley wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 16:10 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> > >> On 03/30/2011 04:02 PM, James Bottomley wrote:
> > >>> On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 07:58 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> > >>>> No, seriously. I think it would be good to have a separate slot
> > >>>> discussing DCB (be it FCoE or iSCSI) and cgroups.
> > >>>> And how to best align these things.
> > >>>
> > >>> OK, I'll go for that ... Data Centre Bridging; experiences,
> technologies
> > >>> and needs ... something like that.  What about virtualisation and
> open
> > >>> vSwitch?
> > >>>
> > >> Hmm. Not qualified enough to talk about the latter; I was more
> > >> envisioning the storage-related aspects here (multiqueue mapping,
> > >> QoS classes etc). With virtualisation and open vSwitch we're more
> in
> > >> the network side of things; doubt open vSwitch can do DCB.
> > >> And even if it could, virtio certainly can't :-)
> > >
> > > Technically, the topic DCB is about Data Centre Ethernet
> enhancements
> > > and converged networks ... that's why it's naturally allied to
> virtual
> > > switching.
> > >
> > > I was thinking we might put up a panel of vendors to get us all an
> > > education on the topic ...
> > >
> > Oh, but gladly.
> > Didn't know we had some at the LSF.
> 
> OK, so I scheduled this with Dell (Shyam Iyer), Intel (Robert Love) and
> Emulex (James Smart) but any other attending vendors who want to pitch
> in, send me an email and I'll add you.
> 
> James
> 
Excellent.
I would probably volunteer Giridhar(Qlogic) as well looking at the list of attendees as some of the CNA implementations vary.. 

-Shyam



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