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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.17 IDE 65
    On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 10:56:14AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > > The other things which ll_rw_blk.c doesn't get right is the
    > > fact that the current merge functions don't respect hard sector
    > > sizes
    > They aren't there to be respected by the ll_rw_blk layer - if some layer
    > above it has created a request larger than the hard sector size, THAT is
    > the problem, and there is nothing ll_rw_blk can do (except maybe BUG() on
    > it, but I don't think we've ever really seen those kinds of bugs).

    Hum, I'm confused here - shouldn't that be "if some layer above it has
    created a request SMALLER than the hard sector size"? Or better a
    request that is not a multiple of hard sector size?

    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs
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