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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] block driver updates for 2.6.38
    On Thu, 13 Jan 2011 11:40:09 -0800
    Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

    > On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com> wrote:
    > > On 2011-01-13 20:00, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > >> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 5:53 AM, Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com> wrote:
    > >>>
    > >>> Pekka Enberg (1):
    > >>>      floppy: replace NO_GEOM macro with a function
    > >>
    > >> Hmm. When I see work on floppy.c, I end up wondering what happened to
    > >> the work by Stephen to use a single threaded workqueue?
    > >>
    > >> That was reported to fix a KVM oops at some point to to avoiding the
    > >> whole race between interrupts/workqueues, but it seems to have dropped
    > >> off everybody's radar. I don't think anybody ever tested it on real
    > >> hardware, but I'm still wondering..
    > >
    > > Not sure, I don't recall seeing it.
    >
    > It was on lkml a few months ago. google finds it with "floppy: use
    > single threaded workqueue" if you don't have your own archives.
    >
    > Eg:
    >
    > http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/linux-kernel/2010/6/11/4582074
    >
    > and similar.
    >
    > Linus

    Good news: I have updated version, but bad news is that it
    fails formatting a floppy and haven't had time to debug.

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