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SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/19] BLOCK: Make it possible to disable the block layer [try #6]
Andrew Morton <> wrote:

> I think I'll just slam all this in at the first opportunity. Stuff will
> break, but it will be easy to fix.

Well, it's into Jens's block GIT tree.

> If you try to upissue this patchset I shall be seeking an IP-routable hand
> grenade.


> This function is misnamed and is implemented in the wrong place. It's not
> really a block thing at all. If/when/soon NFS starts to implement it and
> call it, things will need to be renamed and reshuffled.

Sounds this function then migrate to kernel/sched.c along with its baggage

> So... for now, I'll replace it with a simple io_schedule_timeout(timeout),
> which is equivalent to what we do now for network filesystems.

Please send the patch to Jens to make sure the block GIT tree gets fixed.

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