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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Only use MSDOS-Partitions by default on X86
On Tue, 6 May 2003, Jens Axboe wrote:

> On Tue, May 06 2003, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Maw, 2003-05-06 at 18:23, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > > According to Alan it's nearly possible to configure the block layer out
> > > entirely, which would be a good thing to associate with a CONFIG_DISK option
> > > too.
> >
> > David Woodhouse I believe..
> Are we talking about everything below submit_bh/bio? Shouldn't be too
> hard to write a small no-block.c for that...

The idea is to configure out everything not needed when only NFS and/or JFFS
(which doesn't rely on the block layer to work) are used. Pretty useful for
networked or embedded machines.


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