Re: [nfsv4] Potential charter update - removal of "use of NVMe in accessing a pNFS SCSI Layout" work item

Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com> Mon, 20 May 2019 16:03 UTC

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From: Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com>
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Subject: Re: [nfsv4] Potential charter update - removal of "use of NVMe in accessing a pNFS SCSI Layout" work item
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> On May 20, 2019, at 12:01 PM, Benjamin Coddington <bcodding@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> On 20 May 2019, at 11:54, Chuck Lever wrote:
> 
>>> On May 20, 2019, at 11:46 AM, spencer shepler <spencer.shepler@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I would prefer that we discuss and close on as many of the outstanding
>>> discussions via the alias - prior to the face to face meeting.
>> 
>> My understanding is that the author intends to revive the document when he
>> has the resources to complete it. There has been no movement here recently
>> and the author has allowed the document to expire.
>> 
>> However we have discussed the topic at every IETF meeting for the past few
>> years because there is still plenty of interest in seeing it completed. We
>> agreed to leave the item on the charter as a placeholder.
>> 
>> Perhaps it is a topic that is not appropriate as a milestone. Somehow we
>> should document the WG's continued interest in this area. Any suggestions?
> 
> I'm interested in picking up work on NVMe access for pNFS SCSI Layouts.
> 
> What would be the practical result of removing this work item from the
> milestone list?

For a prototype implementation, probably nothing. You can still communicate
any interesting findings to the document author or the Working Group.


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Chuck Lever