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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] ide: locking improvements
    On Sat, Oct 11 2008, Borislav Petkov wrote:
    > On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 05:56:37PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > > On Saturday 11 October 2008, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > > > On Sat, Oct 11 2008, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > > > > On Saturday 11 October 2008, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > > > > > On Sat, Oct 11 2008, Borislav Petkov wrote:
    >
    > [... ]
    >
    > Don't you just love it when all gets resolved peacefully and
    > everything is fine and dandy afterwards. I'm so happy we've
    > straightened that one out. Just a final quick note which by no means
    > is targetting to resparkle the discussion: I have another bug report,
    > hm, well :), but still, the machine is a 8-core AMD Dell box (with the
    > option of upgrading to 16 cores) which _is_ using ide-cd so, there are
    > some people using that code, after all :). I'm sure those people will
    > be happier when it scales to that many cores.
    >
    > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11498.

    Not to throw a monkey wrench, but I did add 'pushing data' to that IDE
    statement. There is of course lots of systems still with a parallel
    channel for things like atapi drives. But that is completely parallel to
    the initial argument, those don't care a rats ass about scalability.
    They care about it working, that is all.

    --
    Jens Axboe



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