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[dm-devel] RE: [PATCH RFC 0/4] use scatter lists for all block pc requests and simplify hw handlers



On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 09:34 -0400, Tony Battersby wrote:
> My company (Cybernetics) sells several products that run embedded Linux
> which use the userspace scatter-gather capability of the SG driver.
> They are still running the 2.4 kernel series, but we will probably
> switch to 2.6 at some point.

What do they actually use it for?  As in why is the data scattered even
in the virtual address space?

James



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