From: Miller, Mike (OS Dev) <mike.miller@hp...> - 2005-04-20 13:57:18
> From: Takao Indoh [mailto:indou.takao@...]=20
> What is the purpose of block_dump? Could you please explain=20
> the summary of these patches?
Sorry, I should have done that.
Adds the .c and .h files for the mid-layer. It allows block drivers to
provice diskdump functionality while removing dependencies from the low
level device drivers.
This file contains the functions used by the cciss driver to perform
Modifies cciss.c to include declaration of extended device operations
and modifies our sendcmd function to operate during a dump (polling vs
interrupt driven, etc)
Gives the user the option of adding blockdump support to cciss.
Adds cciss to the list of supported devices in the README file of the
Adds support to load the required block_dump driver at boot time.
Adds a new entry to block_device_operations structure to allow drivers
to define if they support diskdump. Required by block_dump to see if the
LLDD is a valid dump device.
Adds block_dump to the block layer Makefile.
The README file.
> Takao Indoh
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