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Re: [dm-devel] pre8



On mer, 2005-04-06 at 09:02 -0700, Mike Christie wrote:
> Christophe Varoqui wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 10:32:23PM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> > 
> >>I appear to have almost succeeded in squeezing 0.4.4-pre8 into 
> >>RHEL4 U1, but I doubt I'll be allowed any more updates now except 
> >>for severe bugs.
> >>
> > 
> > Just to let you you know what I think is still needed before 0.4.4 :
> > 
> > o memory allocation error paths audit (mostly done in pre9)
> 
> The pathcheckers use sgio, right? The block layer sg io code does some 
> allocations with GFP_KERNEL (bio_copy_user and bio_map_user for 
> example), so if you are relying on that path for failback I think you 
> will be in trouble.
> 
Indeed.
Do you have suggestions to work around this issue ?

Regards,
-- 
christophe varoqui <christophe varoqui free fr>



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