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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:38:45 -0500
From:	James Smart <James.Smart@...lex.Com>
To:	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...e.de>
CC:	"linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-next@...r.kernel.org" <linux-next@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"andrew.vasquez@...gic.com" <andrew.vasquez@...gic.com>,
	"sfr@...b.auug.org.au" <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi_lib_dma.c :  fix bug with dma maps on nested scsi
 objects - (2nd try)

James,

This updated patch works fine for lpfc and our vports...

Acked-By: James Smart  <james.smart@...lex.com>

-- james s


James Bottomley wrote:
> 
> 141 lines plus a static list to solve a simple problem is getting a bit
> icky to say the least.
> 
> What about being more simplistic and simply making the host cache a
> pointer to the physical bus device?  I probably objected to this a long
> time ago because using the parent pointers is more elegant, but I think
> this patch demonstrates conclusively it's not worth this amount of code
> for the sake of alleged elegance.
> 
> James
> 
> ---
>  drivers/scsi/hosts.c            |   13 ++++++++++---
>  drivers/scsi/lpfc/lpfc_init.c   |    2 +-
>  drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c |    3 ++-
>  drivers/scsi/scsi_lib_dma.c     |    4 ++--
>  include/scsi/scsi_host.h        |   16 +++++++++++++++-
>  5 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

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