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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/11] xen-blkfront: remove bio splitting.
On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:36:20AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Btw, I really don't understand why this code even looks at bios over
> just requeueing the request. Can someone explain that bit to me?

This was done because Linux could migrate from a host supporting indirect
descriptors to a host not supporting them, and so the maximum number of
segments per request could change, and the requests already on the queue might
need to be split.

Roger.

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