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From: Paul Mundt <>
To: Jaya Kumar <>
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH/RFC 2.6.20 1/2] fbdev, mm: Deferred IO support
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 23:01:31 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070225051312.17454.80741.sendpatchset@localhost>

On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 06:13:12AM +0100, Jaya Kumar wrote:
> This patch implements deferred IO support in fbdev. Deferred IO is a way to
> delay and repurpose IO. This implementation is done using mm's page_mkwrite
> and page_mkclean hooks in order to detect, delay and then rewrite IO. This
> functionality is used by hecubafb.
Any updates on this? If there are no other concerns, it would be nice to
at least get this in to -mm for testing if nothing else.

Jaya, can you roll the fsync() patch in to your defio patch? There's not
much point in keeping them separate.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-03-01 14:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-25  5:13 [PATCH/RFC 2.6.20 1/2] fbdev, mm: Deferred IO support Jaya Kumar
2007-02-25  5:13 ` [PATCH/RFC 2.6.20 2/2] fbdev: Hecuba fb driver Jaya Kumar
2007-03-01 14:01 ` Paul Mundt [this message]
2007-03-01 23:44   ` [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH/RFC 2.6.20 1/2] fbdev, mm: Deferred IO support Antonino Daplas
2007-03-02  0:02   ` Jaya Kumar
2007-03-02  2:00     ` Paul Mundt

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