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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET 1][PATCH 0/6] Filesystem AIO read/write
On Thu, 4 Jan 2007 10:26:21 +0530
Suparna Bhattacharya <suparna@in.ibm.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 02:15:56PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Dec 2006 13:53:08 +0530
> > Suparna Bhattacharya <suparna@in.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > > This patchset implements changes to make filesystem AIO read
> > > and write asynchronous for the non O_DIRECT case.
> >
> > Unfortunately the unplugging changes in Jen's block tree have trashed these
> > patches to a degree that I'm not confident in my repair attempts. So I'll
> > drop the fasio patches from -mm.
>
> I took a quick look and the conflicts seem pretty minor to me, the unplugging
> changes mostly touch nearby code.

Well... the conflicts (both mechanical and conceptual) are such that a
round of retesting is needed.

> Please let know how you want this fixed up.
>
> >From what I can tell the comments in the unplug patches seem to say that
> it needs more work and testing, so perhaps a separate fixup patch may be
> a better idea rather than make the fsaio patchset dependent on this.

Patches against next -mm would be appreciated, please. Sorry about that.

I _assume_ Jens is targetting 2.6.21?

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