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Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk> writes:

> On 04/20/2015 09:09 AM, Jeff Moyer wrote:
>> Hi, Jens,
>>
>> This flag was introduced under the auspices that the nvme blk-mq
>> conversion would make use of it. That never materialized. Are there
>> still plans to make use of it? If not, I'd like to get rid of it. If
>> so, then let's document it better.
>
> Yep I still want to use it, and I do have a patch that uses it as well
> that I've run through testing. I thought I had pushed it somewhere,
> but it doesn't seem like I have. I just wanted to get the lower
> hanging optimizations out there first, like the kmalloc/kfree and
> queue-lock-for-completions removal. Former is in, latter is not yet.
>
> It's a useful optimization for lots of cases and I'm sure it'll see
> other uses, once the nvme patch is in. That will give people a
> reference point.

OK, thanks for the quick reply.

-Jeff


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