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From: Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@googlemail.com>
To: <bzolnier@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH 22/24] ide-tape: remove misc references to pipelined operation in the comments
Date: Sat,  1 Mar 2008 09:58:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1204361928-30229-23-git-send-email-petkovbb@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1204361928-30229-1-git-send-email-petkovbb@gmail.com>

Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/ide/ide-tape.c |   15 ++++-----------
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c b/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
index 9810253..07e08a3 100644
--- a/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
+++ b/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
@@ -267,9 +267,7 @@ typedef struct ide_tape_obj {
 	 * While polling for DSC we use postponed_rq to postpone the current
 	 * request so that ide.c will be able to service pending requests on the
 	 * other device. Note that at most we will have only one DSC (usually
-	 * data transfer) request in the device request queue. Additional
-	 * requests can be queued in our internal pipeline, but they will be
-	 * visible to ide.c only one at a time.
+	 * data transfer) request in the device request queue.
 	 */
 	struct request *postponed_rq;
 	/* The time in which we started polling for DSC */
@@ -309,10 +307,8 @@ typedef struct ide_tape_obj {
 	 * At most, there is only one ide-tape originated data transfer request
 	 * in the device request queue. This allows ide.c to easily service
 	 * requests from the other device when we postpone our active request.
-	 * In the pipelined operation mode, we use our internal pipeline
-	 * structure to hold more data requests. The data buffer size is chosen
-	 * based on the tape's recommendation.
 	 */
+
 	/* ptr to the request which is waiting in the device request queue */
 	struct request *active_data_rq;
 	/* Data buffer size chosen based on the tape's recommendation */
@@ -1792,8 +1788,7 @@ static int idetape_init_read(ide_drive_t *drive)
 }
 
 /*
- * Called from idetape_chrdev_read() to service a character device read request
- * and add read-ahead requests to our pipeline.
+ * Called from idetape_chrdev_read() to service a character device read request.
  */
 static int idetape_add_chrdev_read_request(ide_drive_t *drive, int blocks)
 {
@@ -2112,8 +2107,7 @@ static int idetape_write_filemark(ide_drive_t *drive)
  *
  * Note: MTBSF and MTBSFM are not supported when the tape doesn't support
  * spacing over filemarks in the reverse direction. In this case, MTFSFM is also
- * usually not supported (it is supported in the rare case in which we crossed
- * the filemark during our read-ahead pipelined operation mode).
+ * usually not supported.
  *
  * The following commands are currently not supported:
  *
@@ -2129,7 +2123,6 @@ static int idetape_mtioctop(ide_drive_t *drive, short mt_op, int mt_count)
 	debug_log(DBG_ERR, "Handling MTIOCTOP ioctl: mt_op=%d, mt_count=%d\n",
 			mt_op, mt_count);
 
-	/* Commands which need our pipelined read-ahead stages. */
 	switch (mt_op) {
 	case MTFSF:
 	case MTFSFM:
-- 
1.5.4.1


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-01  9:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-01  8:58 [PATCH 00/24] ide-tape: remove pipelined mode operation Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 01/24] ide-tape: remove idetape_pipeline_active() Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 18:21   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 02/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_add_chrdev_write_request Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 18:33   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-02 21:19     ` Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 23:16       ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-03  6:43         ` Borislav Petkov
2008-03-03 22:32           ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 03/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_add_chrdev_read_request Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 18:36   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-02 21:28     ` Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 04/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_chrdev_write Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 18:41   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-02 21:31     ` Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 23:17       ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 05/24] ide-tape: cleanup pipeline-specific code from idetape_init_read Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 18:48   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 06/24] ide-tape: remove unused stage-parameter from idetape_copy_stage_to_user Borislav Petkov
2008-03-02 19:15   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 07/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code bits from idetape_chrdev_read Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 08/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_space_over_filemarks Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 09/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_mtioctop Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [RFCPATCH 10/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_chrdev_ioctl Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 11/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_blkdev_ioctl Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 12/24] ide-tape: remove idetape_empty_write_pipeline Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 13/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_chrdev_release Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 14/24] ide-tape: remove __idetape_discard_read_pipeline Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 15/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_end_request Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 16/24] ide-tape: remove idetape_calculate_speeds Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 17/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_chrdev_open Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 18/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific code from idetape_setup Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 19/24] ide-tape: remove pipelined mode parameters Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 20/24] ide-tape: remove pipelined mode tape control flags Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 21/24] ide-tape: remove pipeline-specific members from struct ide_tape_obj Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 23/24] ide-tape: remove pipelined mode description from Documentation/ide/ide-tape.txt Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  8:58 ` [PATCH 24/24] ide-tape: remove comments markup " Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01  9:55 ` [PATCH 00/24] ide-tape: remove pipelined mode operation Jens Axboe
2008-03-01 15:45   ` Borislav Petkov
2008-03-01 18:36     ` Jens Axboe
2008-03-01 10:20 ` Adrian Bunk
2008-03-01 15:37   ` Borislav Petkov
2008-03-22 16:09     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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