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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: Paul Clements <paul.clements@steeleye.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, nbd-general@lists.sourceforge.net,
	Laurent Vivier <Laurent.Vivier@bull.net>
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: <20080310102917.GA27751@elf.ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47D468F0.8000506@steeleye.com>

Hi!

> This patch allows a Network Block Device to be mounted locally (nbd-client 
> to nbd-server over 127.0.0.1).
>
> 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?
									Pavel-- 
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  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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