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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5 port of aio-20020619 for raw devices
    Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
    > On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 02:21:08PM -0400, Shailabh Nagar wrote:
    >
    >>I just did a rough port of the raw device part of the aio-20020619.diff
    >>over to 2.5.32 using the 2.5 aio API published so far. The changeset
    >>comments are below. The patch hasn't been tested. Its only guaranteed
    >>to compile.
    >>
    >>I'd like to reiterate that this is not a fork of aio kernel code
    >>development or any attempt to question Ben's role as maintainer ! This
    >>was only an exercise in porting to enable a comparison of the older
    >>(2.4) approach with whatever's coming soon.
    >>
    >>Comments are invited on all aspects of the design and implementation.
    >
    >
    > The generic aio <-> kvec functions were found to not work well, and
    > the chunking code needs to actually pipeline data for decent io thruput.
    > Short story: the raw device code must be rewritten using the dio code
    > that akpm introduced.
    >
    > -ben
    > --

    So does the kvec structure go away (and some variant of dio get used) ?






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