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SubjectRe: [osd-dev] [PATCHSET 0/6] exofs: few patches for Linux 2.6.31
Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> On 06/17/2009 07:01 PM, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
>> [PATCH 5/6] osdblk: a Linux block device for OSD objects
>> [PATCH 6/6] osdblk: Adjust queue limits to lower device's limits
>>
>> This is the proposed osdblk driver by Jeff Garzik. It as all the Kernel
>> pre-requisites, but is missing a user-mode tool and more testing. So I'm
>> not sure it will make it into this Kernel. But for review.
>>
>
> Jeff hi.
>
> I've hacked up a very quick and dirty small utility for Creating / Removing / Resizing
> objects on an OSD device. [I'm sending as reply to this mail]

Looks good to me!


> Please give it a fast testing. Should we now submit the osdblk driver, for 2.6.31?
> Which tree? I can push it through the open-osd.org tree. The driver was included for
> some weeks in linux-next through that tree.

I'll try to give it a test early next week, as my OSD simulator setup is
completely disassembled at the moment.

Yes, please go ahead and push the driver. In general, Linus accepts new
drivers to the kernel at any time, even during a -rc, once the pre-reqs
are upstream.

Jeff





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