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    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] block/SCSI: implement in-kernel disk event handling, take#2
    On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 17:38, James Bottomley
    <> wrote:
    > On Thu, 2010-12-16 at 17:36 +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
    >> On 2010-12-16 17:31, Tejun Heo wrote:
    >> > On 12/08/2010 08:57 PM, Tejun Heo wrote:
    >> >> This is the second take of in-kernel-disk-event patchset which
    >> >> implements in-kernel disk event handling framework and adds support
    >> >> for it to sr and sd.  This is largely to move media presence polling
    >> >> into kernel as userspace implementation turned out to be quite
    >> >> problematic over the years.
    >> >
    >> > Kay, Jens, James, how does this look to you guys?
    >> I like the concept, this is probably what we should have done all along.
    >> The user space method has been tried and failed. So I was mostly laying
    >> it low waiting for feedback before integrating this.
    > Me too pretty much ... event driven is nice, but it only really works if
    > the userspace stuff will stop polling ...

    David Zeuthen and I will take care of it, and leave the devices alone
    when the kernel tells us it's not needed to poll from userspace.

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