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Subject[PATCH 000 of 11] md: Introduction - assort md enhancements for 2.6.18
The follow 11 patch are assorted tidy-ups and functionality
enhancements suitable for 2.6.18 when that opens up.

More interesting patches are:
5 - merge raid5 and raid6 code into a single module. There is a lot
of common code here, and there are advantages in uniting it all.
8 - allow a linear array to be expanded while online by adding an
extra drive.
10- A new flavour of 'raid10' which matches one of the layouts
supported by 'DDF' - an industry standard raid metadata format
which might be supported one day. This will need an updated
mdadm to experiment with.

Thanks,
NeilBrown




[PATCH 001 of 11] md: Reformat code in raid1_end_write_request to avoid goto
[PATCH 002 of 11] md: Remove arbitrary limit on chunk size.
[PATCH 003 of 11] md: Remove useless ioctl warning.
[PATCH 004 of 11] md: Increase the delay before marking metadata clean, and make it configurable.
[PATCH 005 of 11] md: Merge raid5 and raid6 code
[PATCH 006 of 11] md: Remove nuisance message at shutdown
[PATCH 007 of 11] md: Allow checkpoint of recovery with version-1 superblock.
[PATCH 008 of 11] md: Allow a linear array to have drives added while active.
[PATCH 009 of 11] md: Support stripe/offset mode in raid10
[PATCH 010 of 11] md: make md_print_devices() static
[PATCH 011 of 11] md: Split reshape portion of raid5 sync_request into a separate function.
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