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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/19] BLOCK: Make it possible to disable the block layer [try #6]
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    Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> 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.

    "upissue"?

    > 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
    train.

    > 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.

    David
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