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SubjectRe: [PATCH] loop: add management interface for on-demand device allocation
On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 13:18, Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 12:17, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 01:50:30PM +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
>>> From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
>>> Subject: loop: add management interface for on-demand device allocation
>>>
>>> Loop devices today have a fixed pre-allocated number of usually 8.
>>> The number can only be changed at init time. To find a free device
>>> to use, /dev/loop%i needs to be scanned and all devices need to be
>>> opened.
>>
>> It generally looks good to me but I really hope it were split into
>> multiple patches.  I think it's a bit too big and doing too many
>> different things.  Can you please split it up?
>
> Hmm, split into what? Like splitting the loop-control stuff off? The
> rest can't really be split I guess, because all the linked lists need
> to be converted to idr at once.

Split it into 3 pieces, which I'll send now.

Thanks,
Kay
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