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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Song Liu <song@kernel.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	linux-raid@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	NeilBrown <neilb@suse.com>,
	Guoqing Jiang <guoqing.jiang@cloud.ionos.com>
Subject: Re: decruft the early init / initrd / initramfs code v2
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:51:40 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200715065140.GA22060@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wgxV9We+nVcJtQu2DHco+HSeja-WqVdA-KUcB=nyUYuoQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 12:34:45PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 12:06 PM Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> >
> > this series starts to move the early init code away from requiring
> > KERNEL_DS to be implicitly set during early startup.  It does so by
> > first removing legacy unused cruft, and the switches away the code
> > from struct file based APIs to our more usual in-kernel APIs.
> 
> Looks good to me, with the added note on the utimes cruft too as a
> further cleanup (separate patch).
> 
> So you can add my acked-by.
> 
> I _would_ like the md parts to get a few more acks. I see the one from
> Song Liu, anybody else in md land willing to go through those patches?
> They were the bulk of it, and the least obvious to me because I don't
> know that code at all?

Song is the maintainer.   Neil is the only person I could think of
that also knows the old md code pretty well.  Guoqing has contributed
a lot lately, but the code touched here is rather historic (and not
used very much at all these days as people use modular md and initramfѕ
based detection).

  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-15  6:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 60+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-14 19:04 Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 01/23] fs: add a vfs_fchown helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 02/23] fs: add a vfs_fchmod helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 03/23] init: remove the bstat helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:14   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 04/23] md: move the early init autodetect code to drivers/md/ Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 05/23] md: replace the RAID_AUTORUN ioctl with a direct function call Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:33   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 06/23] md: remove the autoscan partition re-read Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:34   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 07/23] md: remove the kernel version of md_u.h Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 08/23] md: simplify md_setup_drive Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:37   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 09/23] md: rewrite md_setup_drive to avoid ioctls Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:50   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-16 13:38     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 10/23] initrd: remove support for multiple floppies Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 11/23] initrd: remove the BLKFLSBUF call in handle_initrd Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 12/23] initrd: switch initrd loading to struct file based APIs Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  1:50   ` Al Viro
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 13/23] initrd: mark init_linuxrc as __init Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 14/23] initrd: mark initrd support as deprecated Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 15/23] initramfs: remove the populate_initrd_image and clean_rootfs stubs Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 16/23] initramfs: simplify clean_rootfs Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]   ` <CGME20200717205549eucas1p13fca9a8496836faa71df515524743648@eucas1p1.samsung.com>
2020-07-17 20:55     ` Marek Szyprowski
2020-07-18 10:00       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-23  9:22         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-23 14:25           ` Lukasz Stelmach
2020-07-23 14:27             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  2:41               ` Al Viro
2020-07-27  2:44                 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 17/23] initramfs: switch initramfs unpacking to struct file based APIs Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:31   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-15  6:27     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  2:55   ` Al Viro
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 18/23] init: open code setting up stdin/stdout/stderr Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  3:05   ` Al Viro
2020-07-27  5:46     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  6:03       ` Al Viro
2020-07-27  6:48         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27 15:54           ` Al Viro
2020-07-27 15:58             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  6:20     ` hpa
2020-07-27  6:24       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  6:36         ` hpa
2020-07-27  6:49           ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 19/23] fs: remove ksys_getdents64 Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 20/23] fs: remove ksys_open Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 21/23] fs: remove ksys_dup Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 22/23] fs: remove ksys_fchmod Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 23/23] fs: remove ksys_ioctl Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:34 ` decruft the early init / initrd / initramfs code v2 Linus Torvalds
2020-07-15  6:51   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-07-16 15:57     ` Guoqing Jiang
2020-07-16 16:00       ` Christoph Hellwig
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-07-09 15:17 Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-09 18:08 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-09 23:32 ` hpa
2020-07-14  6:41   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 16:20     ` Song Liu

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