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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH] IO-Controller: clear ioq wait flag if a request goes into that ioq



Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 09:46:10AM +0800, Gui Jianfeng wrote:
>> Vivek Goyal wrote:
>> ...
>>>  		/*
>>>  		 * Remember that we saw a request from this process, but
>>> @@ -1940,7 +2013,7 @@ void elv_ioq_request_add(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq)
>>>  		 * has other work pending, don't risk delaying until the
>>>  		 * idle timer unplug to continue working.
>>>  		 */
>>> -		if (elv_ioq_wait_request(ioq)) {
>>> +		if (group_wait || elv_ioq_wait_request(ioq)) {
>> Hi Vivek,
>>
>> I guess we need to clear ioq_wait_request flags if there are requests to 
>> go in this ioq. Otherwise, once waitting request on ioq, it will go into
>> this path every time when a request is enqueued.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Gui Jianfeng <guijianfeng cn fujitsu com>
> 
> Hi Gui,
> 
> It does sound like that we need to clear ioq wait_request flag here. In
> fact upstream CFQ code is also not clearing this flag. Looking at the
> code, can't think why it should not be cleared here.
> 
> Can you please also generate a patch for CFQ and post to lkml.
> 

Sure, will do.

-- 
Regards
Gui Jianfeng


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