Re: LINUX Jobs for 2.4 update

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Mon May 29 2000 - 17:29:59 EST

On Mon, May 29 2000, Steve Dodd wrote:
> - disable plugging in loop, and whatever kludge is required to avoid the other
> deadlock
> - fix loop to stop it sleeping in do_request - stick the pending I/O on
> another queue which can be serviced by a separate thread (we might be able to
> avoid this for block device-backed loops)

Did you ever try the combination of my loopd thread patch _and_ disable
plugging? I'll have to dig up my patch and try this if not.

*  Jens Axboe <>
*  Linux CD/DVD-ROM, SuSE Labs

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