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SubjectRe: One more bio for for floppy users in 2.5.33..
On Thu, Sep 05 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Jens Axboe wrote:
> >
> > However, I don't see how this is a two-liner change. Basically you are
> > changing bi_end_io() from a completion to partial completion invokation,
> Right. So we'll add one
> bio->bi_end_io(bio, nr_sectors)
> to the partial bio completion case in "finish_that_request_first()".
> That's one line.
> The other line is
> if (bio->bi_size) return;
> which has to be added to the end-request thing.
> (yeah, yeah, there are several end-request functions, and we need to fix
> up the function prototypes too etc, but the point is that the actual
> _work_ is just two real lines of new code).

Ah ok, then we completely agree on what needs doing :-)

And yes, this is 100% identical to the earlier bio code (I forget what
revisions, and that was prior to BK I think).


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