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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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