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    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] block/SCSI: implement in-kernel disk event handling, take#2
    On 2010-12-16 17:41, Kay Sievers wrote:
    > On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 17:36, Jens Axboe <> wrote:
    >> On 2010-12-16 17:31, Tejun Heo wrote:
    >>> On 12/08/2010 08:57 PM, Tejun Heo wrote:
    >>>> This is the second take of in-kernel-disk-event patchset which
    >>>> implements in-kernel disk event handling framework and adds support
    >>>> for it to sr and sd. This is largely to move media presence polling
    >>>> into kernel as userspace implementation turned out to be quite
    >>>> problematic over the years.
    >>> Kay, Jens, James, how does this look to you guys?
    >> I like the concept, this is probably what we should have done all along.
    >> The user space method has been tried and failed. So I was mostly laying
    >> it low waiting for feedback before integrating this.
    > Yeah, it's nice stuff. Userspace works, but can not be made entirely
    > safe. We have (rare) bugs we just can not fix otherwise than disabling
    > polling.
    >> Kay?
    > I want it! :)
    > If you merge it, let me know when you have a tree ready, so I can test
    > the most recent version again.

    OK good, looks like we all agree... I'll queue it up in for-2.6.38
    branch and update for-next to have all that stuff.

    Jens Axboe

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