Re: [PATCH v4 12/16] libnvdimm, nfit: enable support for volatile ranges

From: hch@xxxxxx
Date: Wed Jul 05 2017 - 22:56:36 EST

On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 12:53:13PM +1000, Oliver wrote:
> The main use case is provisioning install media for bare metal
> servers. Traditionally that's been handled by having the BMC emulate a
> USB CD drive. Unfortunately, most BMCs have limited CPU, limited
> memory and a wet-string network connection so a host based alternative
> is nice to have.

If they are CD replacement they should be marked as read-only, which
would solve any concerns about them being volatile or not.