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SubjectRe: [patch] zero-bounce highmem I/O
On Wed, Aug 15 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
> Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 15:10:52 +0200
>
> On Wed, Aug 15 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> > The only truly problematic area is the alt_address thing.
> > It is would be a nice thing to rip this eyesore out of the scsi
> > layer anyways.
>
> The SCSI issue was exactly what was on my mind, and is indeed the reason
> why I didn't go all the way and did a complete conversion there. The
> SCSI layer is _not_ very clean in this regard, didn't exactly enjoy this
> part of the work...
>
> I just took a quick look at this, and I think I can make this
> alt_address thing into a scsi-layer-specific mechanism and
> thus be able to safely remove it from struct scatterlist.
>
> Would you like me to whip up such a set of changes? I'll be
> more than happy to work on it.

Yes please, that'd be great.

--
Jens Axboe

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