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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 23/41] dm: implement REQ_FLUSH/FUA support for bio-based dm




On Sat, 11 Sep 2010, Tejun Heo wrote:

> On 09/10/2010 10:06 PM, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> > But I have my work rules that I learned: I use no git kernels and no 
> > external patches (except Alasdair's patchset that I want to test). I only 
> > use -rc or final kernels. I need a stable computer --- I don't want to 
> > solve problems like "does it crash because I pulled something or does it 
> > crash because I made a bug in my code?" So, put that into 2.6.37-rc1 and 
> > I'll optimize flushes in dm for -rc2 or -rc3.
> 
> Alright, I'm sorry but this is as far as I would go for dm conversion
> patches.  If you wanna split it further or do it your way, please feel
> free to.  I think it would be beneficial to do things now but, hey,
> you guys are maintaining dm part of the kernel, so it's up to you
> guys.  But, I think it would be silly for everyone else to wait for
> the rather special requirement for dm, so if we have to go forward
> without dm updates, I suppose we will have to.  Jens, please feel free
> to drop dm conversion patches.
> 
> Thanks.
> -- 
> tejun

I think: take the first patch and submit it on your own, and send the rest 
of patches to Alasdair to his tree. If I get such big patches I am unable 
to immediatelly say if they are correct or not.

Mikulas


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