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SubjectRe: [dm-crypt] INFO: task mount:11202 blocked for more than 120 seconds
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On Monday 17 March 2008 18:36:09 Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> Latest version for everyone to try:
>
> From: Milan Broz <mbroz@redhat.com>
>
> Fix regression in dm-crypt introduced in commit
> 3a7f6c990ad04e6f576a159876c602d14d6f7fef
> (dm crypt: use async crypto).
>
> If write requests need to be split into pieces, the code must not
> process them in parallel because the crypto context cannot be shared.
> So there can be parallel crypto operations on one part of the write,
> but only one write bio can be processed at a time.
>
> This is not optimal and the workqueue code need to be optimized for
> parallel processing, but for now it solves problem without affecting
> the performance of synchronous crypto operation (most of current
> dm-crypt users).
>
> Signed-off-by: Milan Broz <mbroz@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Alasdair G Kergon <agk@redhat.com>
>
> [...]

Is there already a new, optimized version? Or is it postponed and someone will
_hopefully_ merge this patch into -rc7-gitX before we have a buggy mainline
2.6.25?

Thanks,
Chr





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