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SubjectRe: [BIO] Bounce queue in bio_add_page
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On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 09:49:30AM +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
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> That could work, but it breaks the rule that counts are always accurate.

Yes, it means that recount may return a higher value but it is never
lower.

I think it should be safe though as recount is not always called (it is
only called if the phys/hw segments exceed the limits). In the cases
where it is not called you may be looking at an overestimate anyway.

Thanks,
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