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Re: [dm-devel] [RESEND PATCH] block: do not artificially constrain max_sectors for stacking drivers



On 08/01/2012 02:39 AM, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> blk_set_stacking_limits is intended to allow stacking drivers to build
> up the limits of the stacked device based on the underlying devices'
> limits.  But defaulting 'max_sectors' to BLK_DEF_MAX_SECTORS (1024)
> doesn't allow the stacking driver to inherit a max_sectors larger than
> 1024 -- due to blk_stack_limits' use of min_not_zero.
> 
> It is now clear that this artificial limit is getting in the way so
> change blk_set_stacking_limits's max_sectors to UINT_MAX (which allows
> stacking drivers like dm-multipath to inherit 'max_sectors' from the
> underlying paths).

Thanks Mike (and Vijay), applied for 3.6.

-- 
Jens Axboe


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