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SubjectRe: Request for new block_device_operations function pointer


On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Matt D. Robinson wrote:

> This would allow projects such as LKCD to use a specific dump
> device associated to a block device driver. This dump driver
> writes data out directly to disk at a specific offset. The

... while submit_bh()... writes data out directly to disk at a specific
offset. Amazing, isn't it?

Notice that you _will_ need to deal with IO in driver's queue, no matter
how you implement the thing. submit_bh() already does it.

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