Re: Linux 3.1-rc1 (nfs/pnfs and drivers/md)

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 20:58:37 EST

On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 08:35:50 +0800 Peng Tao wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 3:23 AM, Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > When CONFIG_BLOCK is not enabled (x86_64):
> >
> > warning: (NFS_V4_1) selects MD which has unmet direct dependencies (BLOCK)

> MD depends on BLOCK but when MD is selected, it will not select BLOCK.
> Selecting BLOCK at NFS_V4_1 can solve this but it's like resolving
> dependency from top down.
> Is MD designed to not be selected from the first place? If not, can we
> change it to selecting BLOCK?

Hopefully MD will not select BLOCK.

The blocklayout parts of NVS_V4_1 could depend on BLOCK. or all of NVS_V4_1
can depend on BLOCK.

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