lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Aug]   [31]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/10] writeback: support > 1 flusher thread per bdi
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 02:14:46PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> Build on the bdi_writeback support by allowing registration of
> more than 1 flusher thread. File systems can call bdi_add_flusher_task(bdi)
> to add more flusher threads to the device. If they do so, they must also
> provide a super_operations function to return the suitable bdi_writeback
> struct from any given inode.

Please drop this for now. It adds a lot of unused and untestede code
including a dead on arrival inode operation.

Once we are going to add actual multiple flusher threads we can revise
it. But I don't think for example that the operation in it's current
form makese too much sense - the most logical way to add multiple
flushers per filesystems would be having multiple bdis of some sort.



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-08-31 15:05    [W:0.071 / U:18.364 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site