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SubjectRe: Ramdisk / sync deadlock
On Tue, Aug 22 2000, Neil Brown wrote:
> This can be fixed quite easily by changing rd to not use a request
> queue at all, but passing each buffer directly from ll_rw_block
> through generic_make_request into rd.c, instead of queuing them up in
> a request queue. After all, rd does *not* need an elevator algorithm.

Good thinking, this is probably the better fix. It saves a pool
of (then) unused requests as well.

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* Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
* SuSE Labs
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