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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] map multiple blocks for mpage_readpages()
On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 01:23:55PM -0800, Badari Pulavarty wrote:
> [PATCH 2/3] map multiple blocks for mpage_readpages()
>
> This patch changes mpage_readpages() and get_block() to
> get the disk mapping information for multiple blocks at the
> same time.
>
> b_size represents the amount of disk mapping that needs to
> mapped. On the successful get_block() b_size indicates the
> amount of disk mapping thats actually mapped. Only the
> filesystems who care to use this information and provide multiple
> disk blocks at a time can choose to do so.
>
> No changes are needed for the filesystems who wants to ignore this.

That's a nice way to handle this !

Just one minor suggestion on the patches - instead of adding all those
arguments to do_mpage_readpage, have you considered using
an mio structure as we did in the mpage_writepages multiple blocks case ?

Regards
Suparna

>
> Thanks,
> Badari
>
>



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Suparna Bhattacharya (suparna@in.ibm.com)
Linux Technology Center
IBM Software Lab, India

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