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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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