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Re: [dm-devel] Re: [RFC PATCH 1/8] rqbased-dm: allow blk_get_request() to be called from interrupt context



On Thu, Dec 21 2006, Mike Christie wrote:
> Or the block layer code could set up the clone too. elv_next_request
> could prep a clone based on the orignal request for the driver then dm
> would not have to worry about that part.

It really can't, since it doesn't know how to allocate the clone
request. I'd rather export this functionality as helpers.

-- 
Jens Axboe


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