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SubjectRe: One more bio for for floppy users in 2.5.33..
On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 12:03:30PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > It would be simpler if it was nr_of_pages_completed.
>
> Well.. Maybe.

Ehmm. I'm in the data-recovery business, and we seem to have lost
the ability to recover the other 3k of a 4k page if one of the blocks
is bad.

And we're annoyed about the read-ahead trying to read blocks past
a bad block without returning to the application.

Roger.

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