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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:17:13 -0700
From:	Christoph Hellwig <>
To:	KY Srinivasan <>
Cc:	Christoph Hellwig <>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 7/8] drivers: scsi: storvsc: Set srb_flags in all cases

On Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 06:40:09PM +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 05:46:51PM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > > Correctly set SRB flags for all valid I/O directions. Some IHV drivers
> > > on the Windows host require this.
> > 
> > What are IHV drivers?
> If the target is a SAN device, the host simply passes the request over to the native driver stack on the host. Some specific hardware (IHV - independent hadware vendor) drivers on Windows require that SRB flags be correctly set in all cases.

I'm fine with putting this in, but treating I/O request from guests as
trusted in a hypervisor doesn't seem like a good idea in general..

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