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SubjectRe: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait

On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

> I remember Linus asking to try this variable buffer head chaining
> thing 512-1024-512 kind of stuff several months back, and mixing them
> to see what would happen -- result. About half the drivers break with
> it. [...]

time to fix them then - instead of rewriting the rest of the kernel ;-)

Ingo

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