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Re: Implement virtio drivers on DragonFly to speedup DragonFly as a KVM guest

From: Justin Sherrill <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:59:59 -0400

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Supriti Singh <supritisingh08@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am looking at the use case of the virtioSCSI driver and learning about the
> SCSI specification. I want to find out whether this will be a useful support
> for DragonflyBSD, and will be accepted as a project for GSoC. Please help me
> here.
> Since I am new to the DragonflyBSD kernel, I will take some time to clearly
> understand the driver framework. My experience on Linux is going to help me
> here. I want to find out the level of detail in design that is expected from
> the student as a part of the project proposal.

The proposal is what gets your project accepted.  We (as in the
mentors) have to read the proposal, and based on its level of detail
(the schedule) and your apparent ability (provided code samples),
judge whether or not it's likely that your project will finish.  We
also have to have an available mentor with interest in the project,
but that's secondary.

The virtioSCSI driver is valuable, but we can't tell if your project
will be accepted without a proposal.  The GSOC framework allows the
mentors to comment on your proposal and ask for feedback, so the best
thing to do is to have that proposal in, so that you can get questions
that ask for any needed detail.

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