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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.67-ac2 direct-IO for IDE taskfile ioctl (0/4)
    On Thu, Apr 24 2003, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > > If all the rework against bio_map_user() and friends is needed for other
    > > reasons then fine. But it doesn't seem to be needed for the IDE taskfile
    > > ioctl.
    > Rework of bio_map_user() and co. is minimal and not needed but otherwise
    > I will have to duplicate same code in 4 places. bio_map_user() now does
    > allocated bio checking and grabs extra reference to bio which all users of
    > old bio_map_user() have to do anyway (and they will probably forgot to).

    The bio_map_user() changes look perfectly fine, I'd like to commit those

    From the performance point of view, I agree that the whole thing is
    rather silly (I mean, who cares?). But the non-allocating nature of
    HDIO_DRIVE_TASK is a step in the right direction.

    Jens Axboe

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