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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] dm-mpath: requeue I/O during pg_init

On 11/05/2013 02:31 PM, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 02:10:55PM +0100, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
>> If this is just a left-over from the original port to request-based
>> (for bio-based we _have_ to queue internally as there's no request
>> queue to be had), fine, we should be removing it.
> I think that is the case.
>> But there _might_ be some corner cases which require us to do internal
>> queueing.
> We *only* add I/O to the internal queue in map_io() - which can always
> be replaced with REQUEUE,  As long as we still 'wake up' the queue
> immediately when we are ready to receive the I/O, I can't think of any
> other reason.  And it would let us remove quite a bit of tricky code!
Precisely what I was thinking.

I'll be cobbling together a patch.


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