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SubjectRe: [PATCHv3 0/2] target: make location of /var/targets configurable
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On 04/14/2016 06:18 PM, Lee Duncan wrote:
> These patches make the location of "/var/target" configurable,
> though it still defauls to "/var/target".
>
> This "target database directory" can only be changed
> after the target_core_mod loads but before any
> fabric drivers are loaded, and must be the pathname
> of an existing directory.
>
> This configuration is accomplished via the configfs
> top-level target attribute "dbroot", i.e. dumping
> out "/sys/kernel/config/target/dbroot" will normally
> return "/var/target". Writing to this attribute
> changes the loation where the kernel looks for the
> target database.
>
> The first patch creates this configurable value for
> the "dbroot", and the second patch modifies users
> of this directory to use this new attribute.
>
> Changes from v2:
> * Add locking around access to target driver list
>
> Changes from v1:
> * Only allow changing target DB root before it
> can be used by others
> * Validate that new DB root is a valid directory
>
> Lee Duncan (2):
> target: make target db location configurable
> target: use new "dbroot" target attribute
>
> drivers/target/target_core_alua.c | 6 ++--
> drivers/target/target_core_configfs.c | 62 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> drivers/target/target_core_internal.h | 6 ++++
> drivers/target/target_core_pr.c | 2 +-
> 4 files changed, 72 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>

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Lee Duncan

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