Re: 2.6.10-rc1-mm4

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 14:59:28 EST

Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 09 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > +blk_sync_queue-updates.patch
> >
> > update an update to the md updates
> I still don't think this is a good general export, it has very
> specialized use. For example, from the description it looks like this
> can be generally used on any block device and when it returns, we have
> synced the queue. This simply isn't true, there are absolutely no
> guarentees of that nature unless the block driver itself implements the
> __make_request() functionality and has taken proper precautions to
> prevent this already.

True. So what do we do? Grit our teeth and move it into MD?
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