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From: Pavel Machek <>
To: Paul Clements <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,,,
	Laurent Vivier <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] NBD: allow nbd to be used locally
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 11:29:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


> This patch allows a Network Block Device to be mounted locally (nbd-client 
> to nbd-server over
> It creates a kthread to avoid the deadlock described in NBD tools 
> documentation. So, if nbd-client hangs waiting for pages, the kblockd 
> thread can continue its work and free pages.

What happens if your new kthread blocks on memory allocation?
(cesky, pictures)

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-10 11:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-09 22:47 Paul Clements
2008-03-10 10:29 ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2008-03-10 17:26   ` Paul Clements
2008-03-11 10:09     ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-24 20:37       ` [Nbd] " Wouter Verhelst
2008-03-24 21:58         ` Pavel Machek

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