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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/6] IO context sharing
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David Chinner <dgc@sgi.com> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 10:49:15AM +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Today io contexts are per-process and define the (surprise) io context
> > of that process. In some situations it would be handy if several
> > processes share an IO context.
>
> I think that the nfsd threads should probably share as
> well. It should probably provide an io context per thread
> pool....

Wouldn't it make more sense to have an own io context for each
NFS client in this case? Ok that does mean some state per remote
client, but nfsd already keeps that anyways so it would be probably
not too much work to tug an io context in there too.

-Andi


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