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SubjectRe: io_request_lock/queue_lock patch
Jens Axboe wrote:
> You are now browsing the request list without agreeing on what lock is
> being held -- what happens to drivers assuming that io_request_lock
> protects the list? Boom. For 2.4 we simply cannot afford to muck around
> with this, it's jsut too dangerous. For 2.5 I already completely removed
> the io_request_lock (also helps to catch references to it from drivers).

Is this part of the bio patches? (I confess, I haven't had the time to
look yet.) If not, do you know when we'll be seeing sneak previews of
this code? (Yes, it's me again! ;)

- Pete

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