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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/12] qla2xxx: Convert to host_lock less w/ interrupts disabled externally
On 12/19/2010 06:11 PM, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> I'm not sure this is the right direction to go. Now that Jeff's done
> the pushdown and put in the compatibility macros, I don't think it makes
> sense to do another partial transition on each driver. Much better to
> take our time, analyse each driver thoroughly, and kill the DEF_SCSI_QCMD
> in each driver without introducing IRQ_DISABLE_SCSI_QCMD.


Agreed... DEF_SCSI_QCMD was intended, as you note, to encourage a
piecemeal, in-depth approach to cleaning up the rest of the drivers.
Hopefully DEF_SCSI_QCMD removal means someone actually figured out [or
already knew] the locking for a driver, and created the most appropriate
patch, rather than another half-step.

Jeff




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