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From: Neil Brown <>
To: Pierre Ossman <>
Cc: LKML <>
Subject: Re: Block layer still stack abuser?
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 13:48:00 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17885.1120.437885.35438@notabene.brown> (raw)
In-Reply-To: message from Pierre Ossman on Friday February 16

On Friday February 16, wrote:
> I was wondering if the block layer has been changed into a more serialized
> manner yet? I've been trying to google this, but so far no luck. I know there
> was some talk about removing the stack based approach, but I can't find any
> information about where this went.
> If it is currently fixed, a pointer to from which version would be nice.

Might this:

relate to your question?
If you are talking about stacking block device (via dm or md), then a
patch to fix this in in -mm but there are or were some potential
issues in dm that seem to be holding it up.


  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-22  2:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-16 11:57 Pierre Ossman
2007-02-22  2:48 ` Neil Brown [this message]
2007-02-22  3:44   ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-22  3:46     ` Neil Brown
2007-02-22  5:44   ` Pierre Ossman

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