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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 2/2] block: remove support for bio remapping from ->make_request



On 2011-09-11 16:51, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> There is very little benefit in allowing to let a ->make_request
> instance update the bios device and sector and loop around it in
> __generic_make_request when we can archive the same through calling
> generic_make_request from the driver and letting the loop in
> generic_make_request handle it.

Agree, this looks good! Will apply for 3.2.

> Note that various drivers got the return value from ->make_request and
> returned non-zero values for errors.

Hadn't noticed that, I guess the return values are easy to get wrong in
that case. Never a good sign.


-- 
Jens Axboe


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