Re: [-mm patch] i386: enable 4k stacks by default
From: Jens Axboe
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 07:35:46 EST
On Mon, Apr 30 2007, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 06:55:52PM +1000, Neil Brown wrote:
> > On Saturday April 28, zlynx@xxxxxxx wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2007-04-28 at 21:19 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > > 4k stacks have become a well-tested feature used fore a long time in
> > > > Fedora and even in RHEL 4.
> > >
> > > So has anyone fixed the bugs involving ext3 and LVM snapshots on top of
> > > DM mirror?
> > Well -mm has a patch which makes stacked block devices much less of an
> > issue, but this hasn't made it -linus yet - I think the dm developer
> > isn't happy that dm works properly with it.
> I get a little tired about this objection. If the particular dm code
> was racy before and this can in theory make it worse it's their problem,
> and putting in perfectly fine code will give them an incentive to
> fix their year old race.
Agree, Neil would you mind if I merged the patch?
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