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[Xen-devel] Re: [RFC PATCH 35/35] Add Xen virtual block device driver.

On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 08:37 -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > In fact, SCSI should make a few things easier, because the notion of 
> > host+bus topology is already present, and notion of messaging is already 
> > present, so you don't have to recreate that in a Xen block device 
> > infrastructure.
> Another benefit of SCSI:  when an IBM hypervisor in the Linux kernel 
> switched to SCSI, that allowed them to replace several drivers (virt 
> disk, virt cdrom, virt floppy?) with a single virt-SCSI driver.

but there's a generic one for that: iSCSI
so in theory you only need to provide a network driver then ;)

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