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SubjectRe: [PATCHv3 0/8] introduce dynamic device creation/removal
On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 02:37:17PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:49:42 +0900 Sergey Senozhatsky <> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > This patchset introduces zram-control sysfs class, which has two sysfs
> > attrs:
> > - zram_add -- add a new specific (device_id) zram device
> > - zram_remove -- remove a specific (device_id) zram device
> This patchset and the "make automatic device_id generation possible"
> still appear to have quite a few unresolved issues. So I'm holding
> them out of the 4.1 merge window.

There is no unresolved issue to me. Only one thing I suspect was the
feature user enforce new device id for dynamic device addition and
we finally decided to remove the function because there was no useful
usecase at this point. Sergey and other userland people agreed that
so Sergey sent a patch [zram: do not let user enforce new device dev_id]
So, I'm happy with that. Acutally, I wanted to resend whole patchset
for dynamic device creation/remove patchset with corrected version
(ie, remove user enforce new device id) to avoid confusion but didn't
said it to Sergey. It was my bad.

Sergey, Could you resend this patchset without user's enforce device id
function based on new -rc1?

> Unfortunately these were the first-arriving zram patches, so the later
> ones required quite a bit of mangling. Hopefully I got it all right.
> This was all a bit disruptive. Please let's not leave major patchsets
> floating about in an incomplete/unresolved state for week after week?

I will keep it in mind.

Kind regards,
Minchan Kim

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