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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] RFC: ->make_request support for virtio-blk
    On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 04:31:16PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
    > So you no longer believe that request queue overhead can be brought
    > down to mangeable levels for these fast devices. And instead go for
    > bio based drivers and give up on merging and implement own FLUSH/FUA
    > machinery.

    Not in a reasonable time frame. Having a common interface is still the
    grand plan, but the virtio performance issues are hurting people so
    badly that we need a fix soon.



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