Re: [dm-devel] Re: [PATCH] dm: Fix deadlock under high i/o load in raid1 setup.

From: Alasdair G Kergon
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 11:02:54 EST

On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 01:02:28PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Alasdair, I'd say that this is a 2.6.18 fix and a 2.6.17.x backport.


> Or move the mempool_free()ing out of kmorrord context and into
> IO-completion context, perhaps.

That's how some other dm targets handle this particular problem.

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