"'As you probably know there is a trend in enterprise computing
towards networked storage. This is illustrated by the emergence
during the past few years of standards like SRP (SCSI RDMA
Protocol), iSCSI (Internet SCSI) and iSER (iSCSI Extensions for
RDMA),' began Bart Van Assche, proposing that SCST be merged into
the mainline kernel. He suggested that while similar to the STGT
project which has been part of the mainline kernel since 2.6.20,
'SCST is superior to STGT with respect to features, performance,
maturity, stability, and number of existing target drivers.
Unfortunately the SCST kernel code lives outside the kernel tree,
which makes SCST harder to use than STGT...'"