Re: loop device deadlocks

From: Gisle S{lensminde (
Date: Thu Jun 22 2000 - 11:10:24 EST

On Sun, 18 Jun 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> On Sun, 18 Jun 2000, Steve Dodd wrote:
> >and I'm not convinced they're sufficient anyway, now that we do I/O through
> Right, they're at least theorically not sufficient if you do loop on loop.
> We need a pool of request for each loop request queue to avoid to deadlock
> there.

I see that the code for preventing deadlocks is not inserted into
any of the 2.4-pre kernels. Are there any plans for fixing it?

Gisle Sælensminde ( )   

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