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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 9/9] dm crypt: sort writes



On Mon, Mar 31 2014 at  7:37pm -0400,
Akira Hayakawa <hayakawa valinux co jp> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> This is just a comment.
> 
> I like this sorting and I would like to apply this sorting code also to dm-writeboost.
> https://github.com/akiradeveloper/dm-writeboost
> 
> Hope that improves the writeback.
> dm-writeboost writes back multiple (e.g. 4KB * 1000) data in cache device at once
> hoping that the scheduler sorts them implicitly.
> Explictly sort them possibly makes writeback more efficient.
> 
> Thanks for the code.

OK.  FYI, I cleaned the code up a little today based on Milan's dislike
for the #define within the function, see:
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/device-mapper/linux-dm.git/commit/?h=for-next&id=039e943277604c3f4f6b4ee803b8793627d53d36


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