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SubjectRe: [PATCH] superbh, fractured blocks, and grouped io
On Wed, Oct 16 2002, Joel Becker wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 05:51:10PM -0700, Joel Becker wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 03:51:00PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > > @@ -943,7 +1015,6 @@
> > > */
> > > bh = blk_queue_bounce(q, rw, bh);
>
> Thinking about this, I went to add it into submit_bh_list()
> where we already iterate the bhs. However, this would require some
> reordering and would require teaching create_bounce() about linked I/Os.
> Any better ideas?

The worst problem is the deadlock issue with potentially having to
allocate more than one bounce page.

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Jens Axboe

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