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SubjectRe: [PATCH] block: eliminate ELEVATOR_INSERT_REQUEUE
Hello, Jens.

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 12:16:13PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> @@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ static bool blk_kick_flush(struct request_queue *q)
> q->flush_rq.end_io = flush_end_io;
>
> q->flush_pending_idx ^= 1;
> - elv_insert(q, &q->flush_rq, ELEVATOR_INSERT_REQUEUE);
> + __elv_add_request(q, &q->flush_rq, ELEVATOR_INSERT_FLUSH);

Shouldn't this be list_add_tail(&rq->queuelist, &q->queue_head)?
__elv_add_request(FLUSH) calls back into blk_insert_flush() which
decomposes the flush request from FS into flush sequence.
blk_kick_flush() is used to insert the decomposed sequence requests
into the dispatch queue.

Thanks.

--
tejun


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