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SubjectRe: [PATCH 14/17] scsi: replace custom rq mapping with blk_rq_map_kern_sgl()
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On Wed, 01 Apr 2009 20:00:44 +0300
Boaz Harrosh <bharrosh@panasas.com> wrote:

> On 04/01/2009 04:44 PM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > Impact: hack removal
> >
> > SCSI needs to map sgl into rq for kernel PC requests; however, block
> > API didn't have such feature so it used its own rq mapping function
> > which hooked into block/bio internals and is generally considered an
> > ugly hack. The private function may also produce requests which are
> > bigger than queue per-rq limits.
> >
> > Block blk_rq_map_kern_sgl(). Kill the private implementation and use
> > it.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
>
> James, TOMO
>
> what happened to Tomo's patches that removes all this after fixing up
> all users (sg.c)?
>
> I thought that was agreed and done? What is left to do for that to go
> in.

I've converted all the users (sg, st, osst). Nothing is left. So we
don't need this.


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