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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.15 IDE 62
On Mon, May 13 2002, Martin Dalecki wrote:
>Oops. Indeed I see now that the ide_lock is exported to
>the upper layers above it in ide-probe.c
>blk_init_queue(q, do_ide_request, &ide_lock);
>But this is problematic in itself, since it means that
>we are basically serialiazing between *all* requests
>on all channels.

Surely not. If you look at the line above the one you quoted above, you
see the per-channel serialization being requested:

q->queuedata = drive->channel;

PS: 2.4 doesn't even have the spinlock as a parameter to
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