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From: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
To: Damien Le Moal <damien.lemoal@wdc.com>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-ide@vger.kernel.org,
	"Martin K . Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com>,
	linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 1/5] block: Add independent access ranges support
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2021 11:38:50 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9a253efe-d924-a8a8-10ac-c2787ce34cb7@kernel.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210906015810.732799-2-damien.lemoal@wdc.com>

On 9/5/21 7:58 PM, Damien Le Moal wrote:
> struct blk_independent_access_ranges contains kobjects (struct kobject)
> to expose to the user through sysfs the set of independent access ranges
> supported by a device. When the device is initialized, sysfs
> registration of the ranges information is done from blk_register_queue()
> using the block layer internal function disk_register_iaranges(). If a
> driver calls disk_set_iaranges() for a registered queue, e.g. when a
> device is revalidated, disk_set_iaranges() will execute
> disk_register_iaranges() to update the sysfs attribute files.

I really detest the iaranges "name", it's horribly illegible. If you
want to stick with the ia thing, then disk_register_ia_ranges() would be
a lot better (though still horrible, imho, just less so).

Same goes for blk-iaranges, we really need to come up with something
more descriptive here.

-- 
Jens Axboe


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-06 17:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-06  1:58 [PATCH v7 0/5] Initial support for multi-actuator HDDs Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  1:58 ` [PATCH v7 1/5] block: Add independent access ranges support Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  8:14   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-09-06 17:38   ` Jens Axboe [this message]
2021-09-06 22:31     ` Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  1:58 ` [PATCH v7 2/5] scsi: sd: add concurrent positioning " Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  8:35   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-09-06  1:58 ` [PATCH v7 3/5] libata: support concurrent positioning ranges log Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  1:58 ` [PATCH v7 4/5] doc: document sysfs queue/independent_access_ranges attributes Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  8:37   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-09-06  1:58 ` [PATCH v7 5/5] doc: Fix typo in request queue sysfs documentation Damien Le Moal
2021-09-06  8:37   ` Hannes Reinecke

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