Re: [PATCH V8 00/33] loop: Issue O_DIRECT aio using bio_vec

From: Sedat Dilek
Date: Wed Dec 31 2014 - 17:35:19 EST

On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 10:52 PM, Dave Kleikamp
<dave.kleikamp@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 12/31/2014 02:38 PM, Sedat Dilek wrote:
>> What has happened to that aio_loop patchset?
>> Is it in Linux-next?
>> ( /me started to play with "block: loop: convert to blk-mq (v3)", so I
>> recalled this other improvement. )
> It met with some harsh resistance, so I backed off on it. Then Al Viro
> got busy re-writing the iov_iter infrastructure and I put my patchset on
> the shelf to look at later. Then Ming Lei submitted more up-to-date
> patchset:
> It looks like Ming is currently only pushing the first half of that
> patchset. I don't know what his plans are for the last three patches:
> aio: add aio_kernel_() interface
> fd/direct-io: introduce should_dirty for kernel aio
> block: loop: support to submit I/O via kernel aio based

I tested with block-mq-v3 (for next-20141231) [1] and this looks promising [2].

Maybe Ming can say what the plan is with the missing parts.

- Sedat -

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