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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/24] ide-tape: remove pipelined mode operation
On Sat, Mar 01 2008, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Hi Bart,
>
> here's the 1st draft of the pipeline removal series. As the diffstat below openly
> states it, a lot of code got removed - even more than the cleanup series we did
> earlier. There are several issues that we need to address concerning these
> patches:
>
> 1. only compile-tested since i don't have the hardware, i.e. longer -mm brewing is
> advisable the least.
>
> 2. I have left the tape->merge_stage buffer structure along with its
> alloc/free functions intact for now, for simplicity. The next step would be
> to go and carefully audit the code and then remove that last piece
> too and use allocations on the stack instead. I guess we still expect
> Jens's response on whether blk_{get,put}_request is the way to go here.
>
> Jens?

Hm, I have not seen any questions regarding this directed my way :-)
Please point me to the original question and I'll take a look at it.

--
Jens Axboe



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