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From: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
To: Elias Oltmanns <eo@nebensachen.de>
Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	Christoph Schmid <chris@schlagmichtod.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: is there any Hard-disk shock-protection for 2.6.18 and above?
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 09:26:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20061211082658.GF4576@kernel.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87psaswnxp.fsf@denkblock.local>

On Sun, Dec 10 2006, Elias Oltmanns wrote:
> Hi Jens,
> 
> Elias Oltmanns <eo@nebensachen.de> wrote:
> > So, here is a patch in which your remarks and suggestions have been
> > incorporated. Additionally, I've added the requested kernel doc file
> > and another sysfs attribute called protect_method. The usage of this
> > attribute is described in Documentation/block/disk-protection.txt.
> 
> Just forgot to mention that your suggestions haven't been implemented
> yet. Thats because I'm only gradually beginning to understand the
> reasoning and how it might work out in the end. It will probably take
> me another weekend (or more) to come up with something fit for
> discussion. Bare with me, I'm rather busy at the moment and still new
> to the block layer (or kernel code, for that matter).

No worries, take your time. The target for the code wont be 2.6.20
anyways, so you have at least a month to get things designed right and
solid for a 2.6.21 target.

-- 
Jens Axboe


  reply	other threads:[~2006-12-11  8:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <7ibks-1fg-15@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found] ` <7kpjn-7th-23@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found]   ` <7kDFF-8rd-29@gated-at.bofh.it>
2006-11-27 18:31     ` Elias Oltmanns
2006-11-30 17:19       ` Pavel Machek
2006-11-30 17:51         ` Shem Multinymous
2006-12-01 14:19         ` Elias Oltmanns
2006-12-02 11:57           ` Pavel Machek
2006-12-10  1:02             ` Elias Oltmanns
2006-12-10  1:16               ` Elias Oltmanns
2006-12-11  8:26                 ` Jens Axboe [this message]
2007-02-04 20:41               ` Pavel Machek
2007-02-08 10:04                 ` Elias Oltmanns
2006-11-30 18:43       ` Jens Axboe
2006-11-17 12:47 Christoph Schmid
2006-11-21 20:51 ` Pavel Machek
2006-11-23 18:26   ` Shem Multinymous
2006-11-30 17:11     ` Pavel Machek
2006-11-30 17:47       ` Shem Multinymous
2006-11-24  7:21   ` Jens Axboe
2006-11-26 23:14     ` Jon Escombe

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