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Re: [OT] kiobuf on ide ?

To: "Martin K. Petersen" <mkp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [OT] kiobuf on ide ?
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2000 09:26:47 -0500
Cc: Thomas Graichen <graichen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from "Martin K. Petersen" <mkp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> of "17 Aug 2000 10:25:50 EDT." <yq1vgx0arrl.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>> "Steve" == Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> Steve> There are issues in both code bases - for example md has always
> Steve> worked just by redirecting fixed size requests to the correct
> Steve> devices - introducing kiobufs into its I/O path means it has to
> Steve> cope with variable sized requests and do things like request
> Steve> splitting.
> 
> FWIW, same goes for LVM...

Woops, not enough coffee yet, Martin is looking at LVM, not md (yet) - sorry
about that.

Steve

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> Martin K. Petersen      Principal Linux Consultant, Linuxcare, Inc.
> http://mkp.net/         SGI XFS, Linux/PA-RISC, GNOME
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