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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 14/14] barriers



On Tue, 24 Mar 2009, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 02:23:00PM -0500, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> > DM_ENDIO_REQUEUE doesn't work and I doubt that it can be made work with
> > barriers.
>  
> Didn't we discuss this before?
> We *require* DM_ENDIO_REQUEUE functionality - I can't apply a patch that
> breaks it.  But it is not something that can be used arbitrarily - it is
> only used in situations where core dm is firmly in control (and I/O cannot get
> through to the device e.g. all paths down in multipath) and I don't see why it
> can't continue to work with barriers.
> 
> I hope it's just the comment that is wrong here - or does the patch need
> updating?

Oh, sorry, that is old comment for the old version of that patch. I fixed 
the code but forgot to remove the comment. The code in the patch should be 
correct w.r.t. DM_ENDIO_REQUEUE.

Mikulas

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