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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] Remove readv/writev methods and use aio_read/aio_write instead
    Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 06:00:37PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >> Badari Pulavarty <pbadari@us.ibm.com> wrote:
    >>> This patch removes readv() and writev() methods and replaces
    >>> them with aio_read()/aio_write() methods.
    >> And it breaks autofs4
    >>
    >> autofs: pipe file descriptor does not contain proper ops
    >
    > this comes because the autofs4 pipe fd doesn't have a write file
    > operations.
    >
    > Badari do you remember any place in your patches where you didn't
    > add do_sync_write for a file_operations instance?
    >
    > Ian, what kind of file is the autofs4 pipe? is it a named pipe or
    > a fifo or a "real" file?

    Ahh. Sorry missed the actual question.
    It's a FIFO created with pipe(2).

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