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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Only use MSDOS-Partitions by default on X86
On Tue, May 06 2003, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Tue, May 06 2003, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 May 2003, Jens Axboe wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, May 06 2003, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > > > 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.
> > >
> > > I see, that would indeed be a bigger job :). Just the block layer would
> > > not be hard, especially if you make the restriction that the block
> > > drivers usable would be ones that used a make_request strategy for
> > > handling requests. That would allow you to kill ll_rw_blk.c,
> > > deadline-iosched.c, and elevator.c. That's some 21k of text and 2k of
> > > data on this box.
> >
> > That's certainly a good start.
>
> How easy it is depends on which drivers need to work - which? mtdblock
> comes to mind, a quick glance reveals that should be a breeze to make
> work. It would even simplify it a bit, as the 'push request handling to
> thread context' could be killed as well.

Something like this, I think the diffstat speaks for itself... Whether
this one works at all or not I dunno, it was done quickly and I don't
have any hardware to test it on. Should be trivial to make it work, if
it doesn't already.

axboe@smithers:/home/axboe $ diffstat mtdblock-1
mtdblock.c | 124 +++++++++++++++++--------------------------------------------
1 files changed, 36 insertions(+), 88 deletions(-)

===== drivers/mtd/mtdblock.c 1.43 vs edited =====
--- 1.43/drivers/mtd/mtdblock.c Mon Apr 21 01:21:18 2003
+++ edited/drivers/mtd/mtdblock.c Tue May 6 21:52:10 2003
@@ -381,105 +381,56 @@
* to dequeue requests before we are done.
*/
static struct request_queue mtd_queue;
-static void handle_mtdblock_request(void)
+static volatile int leaving = 0;
+static DECLARE_MUTEX_LOCKED(thread_sem);
+static DECLARE_WAIT_QUEUE_HEAD(thr_wq);
+
+static int mtdblock_make_request(request_queue_t *q, struct bio *bio)
{
- struct request *req;
- struct mtdblk_dev *mtdblk;
- unsigned int res;
+ struct mtdblk_dev **p = bio->bi_bdev->bd_disk->private_data;
+ struct mtdblk_dev *mtdblk = *p;
+ struct bio_vec *bv;
+ sector_t sector;
+ int i, err = 0;

- while ((req = elv_next_request(&mtd_queue)) != NULL) {
- struct mtdblk_dev **p = req->rq_disk->private_data;
- spin_unlock_irq(mtd_queue.queue_lock);
- mtdblk = *p;
- res = 0;
-
- if (! (req->flags & REQ_CMD))
- goto end_req;
-
- if ((req->sector + req->current_nr_sectors) > (mtdblk->mtd->size >> 9))
- goto end_req;
-
- // Handle the request
- switch (rq_data_dir(req))
- {
- int err;
-
- case READ:
- down(&mtdblk->cache_sem);
- err = do_cached_read (mtdblk, req->sector << 9,
- req->current_nr_sectors << 9,
- req->buffer);
- up(&mtdblk->cache_sem);
- if (!err)
- res = 1;
- break;
+ down(&mtdblk->cache_sem);

- case WRITE:
- // Read only device
- if ( !(mtdblk->mtd->flags & MTD_WRITEABLE) )
- break;
-
- // Do the write
- down(&mtdblk->cache_sem);
- err = do_cached_write (mtdblk, req->sector << 9,
- req->current_nr_sectors << 9,
- req->buffer);
- up(&mtdblk->cache_sem);
- if (!err)
- res = 1;
+ if (bio_data_dir(bio) == WRITE && !(mtdblk->mtd->flags & MTD_WRITEABLE))
+ goto end_io;
+
+ sector = bio->bi_sector;
+
+ bio_for_each_segment(bv, bio, i) {
+ unsigned long flags;
+ char *dst;
+
+ if (sector + (bv->bv_len >> 9) > (mtdblk->mtd->size >> 9)) {
+ err = -EIO;
break;
}

-end_req:
- spin_lock_irq(mtd_queue.queue_lock);
- if (!end_that_request_first(req, res, req->hard_cur_sectors)) {
- blkdev_dequeue_request(req);
- end_that_request_last(req);
- }
+ dst = bvec_kmap_irq(bv, &flags);

- }
-}
+ if (bio_data_dir(bio) == READ)
+ err = do_cached_read(mtdblk, sector << 9, bv->bv_len, dst);
+ else
+ err = do_cached_write(mtdblk, sector << 9, bv->bv_len, dst);

-static volatile int leaving = 0;
-static DECLARE_MUTEX_LOCKED(thread_sem);
-static DECLARE_WAIT_QUEUE_HEAD(thr_wq);
+ bvec_kunmap_irq(dst, &flags);

-int mtdblock_thread(void *dummy)
-{
- struct task_struct *tsk = current;
- DECLARE_WAITQUEUE(wait, tsk);
+ if (err)
+ break;

- /* we might get involved when memory gets low, so use PF_MEMALLOC */
- tsk->flags |= PF_MEMALLOC;
- daemonize("mtdblockd");
-
- while (!leaving) {
- add_wait_queue(&thr_wq, &wait);
- set_current_state(TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE);
- spin_lock_irq(mtd_queue.queue_lock);
- if (!elv_next_request(&mtd_queue) || blk_queue_plugged(&mtd_queue)) {
- spin_unlock_irq(mtd_queue.queue_lock);
- schedule();
- remove_wait_queue(&thr_wq, &wait);
- } else {
- remove_wait_queue(&thr_wq, &wait);
- set_current_state(TASK_RUNNING);
- handle_mtdblock_request();
- spin_unlock_irq(mtd_queue.queue_lock);
- }
+ sector += bv->bv_len >> 9;
+ bio_endio(bio, bv->bv_len, 0);
}

- up(&thread_sem);
+end_io:
+ up(&mtdblk->cache_sem);
+ bio_endio(bio, bio->bi_size, err);
return 0;
}

-static void mtdblock_request(struct request_queue *q)
-{
- /* Don't do anything, except wake the thread if necessary */
- wake_up(&thr_wq);
-}
-
-
static int mtdblock_ioctl(struct inode * inode, struct file * file,
unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
{
@@ -557,8 +508,6 @@
}
}

-static spinlock_t mtddev_lock = SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED;
-
int __init init_mtdblock(void)
{
spin_lock_init(&mtdblks_lock);
@@ -572,8 +521,7 @@
register_mtd_user(&notifier);

init_waitqueue_head(&thr_wq);
- blk_init_queue(&mtd_queue, &mtdblock_request, &mtddev_lock);
- kernel_thread (mtdblock_thread, NULL, CLONE_FS|CLONE_FILES|CLONE_SIGHAND);
+ blk_queue_make_request(&mtd_queue, mtdblock_make_request);
return 0;
}

--
Jens Axboe

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