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From: Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Cc: Pierre Ossman <drzeus-list@drzeus.cx>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	schwidefsky@de.ibm.com
Subject: Re: Block layer still stack abuser?
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 14:46:55 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17885.4655.13602.796653@notabene.brown> (raw)
In-Reply-To: message from Christoph Hellwig on Thursday February 22

On Thursday February 22, hch@infradead.org wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 01:48:00PM +1100, Neil Brown wrote:
> > Might this:
> >    http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/2/10/22
> > 
> > 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.
> 
> What are the current blocking issues?  There are a lot of users of dm/md
> double-stacking (e.g. mirroring + multipath) that are in deep trouble
> currently and could be helped greatly with this patch.

All I know is what is in that mail message that I linked to.

NeilBrown

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-22  3:47 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
2007-02-22  3:44   ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-22  3:46     ` Neil Brown [this message]
2007-02-22  5:44   ` Pierre Ossman

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