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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.29
Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Ric Wheeler wrote:
>> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>> Jens Axboe wrote:
>>> IMO we could look at this too, or perhaps come up with an alternate
>>> proposal like FLUSH CACHE RANGE(s).
>> I agree that it is worth getting better mechanisms in place - the
>> cache flush is really primitive. Now we just need a victim to sit in
>> on T13/T10 standards meetings :-)
> Heck, we could even do a prototype implementation with the help of Mark
> Lord's sata_mv target mode support...

Speaking of which.. you probably won't see the preliminary rev
of sata_mv + target_mode until sometime this weekend.

It's going to be something quite simple for 2.6.30,
and we can expand on that in later kernels.


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