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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH 01/11] dm io: fix bi_max_vecs



On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 10:19:57AM +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22 2006, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> > From: Heinz Mauelshagen <hjm redhat com>
> > 
> > The existing code allocates an extra slot in bi_io_vec[] and uses it to
> > store the region number.
> > 
> > This patch hides the extra slot from bio_add_page() so the region number
> > can't get overwritten.
> > 
> > Also remove a hard-coded SECTOR_SHIFT and fix a typo in a comment.
> >
> > Index: linux-2.6.19-rc6/drivers/md/dm-io.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-2.6.19-rc6.orig/drivers/md/dm-io.c	2006-11-22 17:26:47.000000000 +0000
> > +++ linux-2.6.19-rc6/drivers/md/dm-io.c	2006-11-22 17:26:53.000000000 +0000
> > @@ -92,12 +92,12 @@ void dm_io_put(unsigned int num_pages)
> >   *---------------------------------------------------------------*/
> >  static inline void bio_set_region(struct bio *bio, unsigned region)
> >  {
> > -	bio->bi_io_vec[bio->bi_max_vecs - 1].bv_len = region;
> > +	bio->bi_io_vec[bio->bi_max_vecs].bv_len = region;
> >  }
> >  
> 
> Ehm eww, that is really ugly code imo.

Got an idea to squirrel the region more beautiful ?

Heinz

> 
> -- 
> Jens Axboe

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