Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Linux Storage Terminology

AFS:  Andrew distributed file system
ATA: Advanced Technology Attachment
ATAoE: ATA over Ethernet
BTRFS:  Butter FS
CAS: content-addressable storage
CIFS: Common Internet File System
CRC:  cyclic redundancy check
DAP: Data Access Protocol
DAS: Direct-attached storage
DIF: data integrity field
exofs:Extended Object File System
ext3: third extended file system
ext4: fourth extended file system
FC: Fibre Channel
FCoE: Fibre Channel over Ethernet
FCS: fixed-content storage
FUSE: Filesystem in Userspace
JFFS2: Journaling Flash File System version 2
GPFS:  General Parallel File System
HPC: high-performance computing
IDE: Integrated Drive Electronics
iSCSI: Internet SCSI
ISO: nternational Organization for Standardization
LBA: logical block addressing
LUN: Logical Unit Number
Lustre:  Linux clUSTER
LVM: Logical Volume Manage
NAS: Network-attached storage
NFS: Network File System
OSD: Object Storage Device
pNFS:  Parallel NFS
RAID: redundant array of independent disks
RDMA: remote direct memory access
RPC: remote procedure call
SAN: Storage area networks
SATA: Serial ATA
SAS: Serial attached SCSI
SCSI: Small Computer System Interface
SMB:  Server Message Block
SSA: Serial Storage Architecture
SSD: solid-state disk
eSATA: external SATA
UBIFS: Unsorted Block Image File System
UDP: Universal Datagram Protocol
USB: Universal Serial Bus
VFS: virtual file system switch
XDR: external data representation
xHCI: Extensible Host Controller Interface
XIP: Execute-in-place
YAFFS2: Yet Another Flash File System version 2
ZFS: Zettabyte File System

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

GPIO Interrupts Routing in X86

 Interrupt routing on X86 is very complicated.
 On X86, the 1s 16 GPIO pins can be configured as interrupt.
 The routing path for GPIO interrupt is:

Linux# ls /sys/firmware/acpi/interrupts/
error        gpe02  gpe0A  gpe12  gpe1A  gpe22  gpe2A  gpe32  gpe3A
ff_gbl_lock  gpe03  gpe0B  gpe13  gpe1B  gpe23  gpe2B  gpe33  gpe3B
ff_pmtimer   gpe04  gpe0C  gpe14  gpe1C  gpe24  gpe2C  gpe34  gpe3C
ff_pwr_btn   gpe05  gpe0D  gpe15  gpe1D  gpe25  gpe2D  gpe35  gpe3D
ff_rt_clk    gpe06  gpe0E  gpe16  gpe1E  gpe26  gpe2E  gpe36  gpe3E
ff_slp_btn   gpe07  gpe0F  gpe17  gpe1F  gpe27  gpe2F  gpe37  gpe3F
gpe00        gpe08  gpe10  gpe18  gpe20  gpe28  gpe30  gpe38  gpe_all
gpe01        gpe09  gpe11  gpe19  gpe21  gpe29  gpe31  gpe39  sci

Reading Materials:

PCI Interrupts  

PCI Interrupts for x86 Machines under FreeBSD

User Space Device Driver