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SubjectRe: Poor floppy performance in kernel 2.4.10
>On Sat, 27 Oct 2001, Alain Knaff wrote:
>> And "mapping" itself seems to point to i_data of the device's inode
>> structure (not the device entry's inode, but the device's itself).
>> Which means that if the inode is put (all references to the block
>> device closed), and later the same major/minor is reopened, it may
>Stop here. bdev->bd_inode is destroyed only when bdev is destroyed.
>If we make block_device long-living (i.e. they stay around until all
>pages are evicted from cache _or_ device gets unregistered) ->bd_inode
>will follow.

That would be ok with me. Long live block_device! ;-)

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