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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v7.1] block: Coordinate flush requests
    On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 08:13:41PM +0100, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 07:50:57PM +0100, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > > Hello,
    > >
    > > On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 09:12:55AM +0800, Shaohua Li wrote:
    > > > This makes sense. would it possible N flush data payloads delay the
    > > > first request?
    > >
    > > I ended up with a different design. Still buggy. It triggers a weird
    > > oops under stress test but other than that things generally seem to
    > > work as expected. Please read the comment at the top of blk-flush.c
    > > for more info. I'll post properly after more testing and debugging.
    >
    > The oops was caused by debugging code I put in (not posted together).
    > It runs fine without it, so if you have some time, please give it a
    > spin.

    Seems to run without incident on my storage test arrays. The fsync-happy
    performance numbers are comparable to previous iterations of flush patches.
    Looks good, thank you!

    --D


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