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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET 2.6.36-rc2] block, fs: replace HARDBARRIER with FLUSH/FUA
On Wed, Aug 25 2010 at 11:47am -0400,
Tejun Heo <> wrote:

> Hello,
> This patchset is combination of the following three patchset.
> [1] block: replace barrier with sequenced flush
> [2] block: convert to REQ_FLUSH/FUA
> [3] replace barriers with explicit flush / FUA usage
> Changes from the previous postings are,
> * Rebased on top of 2.6.36-rc2 (502adf5778f4151dcba3f64dd6ed322151f3712c)

Awesome, thanks!

> * dm conversion is excluded for now.
> I've audited all make_request drivers and after this patchset only
> blktrace, dm, drbd and xen need more work. I'll work on blktrace and
> dm

OK, once you have the DM patch refreshed I'll jump in with further
changes (SCSI error differentiation in mpath) and more careful review of
the DM changes (both bio-based and request-based).

Thanks again!

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