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SubjectRe: Linux 2.5.3-pre1-aia1
On Mon, Jan 21 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > This really sucks, it means we cannot safely use multi mode for a
> > variety of request sizes. I agree with your earlier comment. Here's what
> > I think we should be doing: when requesting multi mode, limit to 8
> > sectors like in your patch. This is by far the most commen multiple,
> > that's why. When starting a request, use WIN_MULT* only for cases where
> > (rq->nr_sectors % drive->mult_count) == 0. If that doesn't hold, simply
> > use WIN_READ or WIN_WRITE.
> >
> > Applied the 2.5.3-pre2 sched SMP fix, booting -pre2 and then hacking up
> > a patch.
> Why I have already done it, just take and apply.

Cool, where is it?

Jens Axboe

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