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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] readahead: partial sendfile fix
Ram Pai,

Sorry for the long delay, I was just back from the winter vacation.

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 11:49:10AM -0800, Ram Pai wrote:
> The solution you proposed seems kludgy to me. If you determine that the

I dislike it, either.

> its a restarted aio, then start reading from where readahead had left
> reading from earlier. To me a simple fix is:
> - if (unlikely(aio_restarted()))
> - next_index = last_index; /* Avoid repeat readahead */
> + if (unlikely(aio_restarted()))
> + next_index = min(prev_index+1, last_index);
> No?

Can be even simpler, if we _only_ want to fix the aio case:

+ if (unlikely(aio_restarted()))
+ next_index = prev_index + 1;

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