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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v5] SCSI host lock push-down
    On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 09:25 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:10 PM, Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
    > >
    > > Move the mid-layer's ->queuecommand() invocation from being locked
    > > with the host lock to being unlocked to facilitate speeding up the
    > > critical path for drivers who don't need this lock taken anyway.
    > Looks ok to me. How should I take this? Just as a patch? Or should it
    > go through the scsi tree?

    I was thinking through next for a few days to see if anything breaks in
    the architectures with scsi drivers we can't compile on x86 ... but
    realistically that will happen in -rcX as well, so I'm happy either way.


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