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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] cfq: fix IOPRIO_CLASS_IDLE delays
    On Wed, Nov 07 2007, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
    > On 11/06, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > >
    > > On Tue, Nov 06 2007, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
    > > >
    > > > (I guess this patch is not complete, overflow is still possible)
    > >
    > > Hmm, where would it overflow?
    > What if the queue was idle long enough (no !CLASS_IDLE requests) so that
    > jiffies wraps into the past wrt ->last_end_request?
    > IOW, perhaps something like the patch below makes some sense. Of course,
    > this is only a theoretical problem, I'm not sure we really need a fix.

    OK I see what you mean, probably pretty much a theoretical problem only.
    But that doesn't mean it should be fixed, I've applied your patch. It
    also collects the two paths enabling the idle class timer, so I consider
    it a cleanup as well as it improves readability.

    Jens Axboe

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