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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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