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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm deadlock with 2.4.x kernel?



On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 09:39:29AM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 09:17:06PM -0400, Chris Mason wrote:
> > You're right though, pv_flush certainly doesn't look like it could cause
> > any deadlocks.
> 
> I must admit I'm struggling to understand why PV_FLUSH even exists.
> It does *exactly* the same thing as a BLKFLSBUF ioctl to the pv device
> itself.

Joe is right.
It is a few lines of unneccesary code in the LVM driver ;-)
We can remove it > 1.0 and call the ioctl of the underlying driver directly.

> As such I agree that it's unlikely to be the culprit.

Correct.

> 
> - Joe
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