Re: ll_rw_blk.c fails to merge requests. Help!

From: Matti Aarnio (
Date: Sat Aug 26 2000 - 17:07:34 EST

On Sun, Aug 27, 2000 at 08:55:17AM +1100, Neil Brown wrote:
> If these were READ requests, I would blame the read-ahead code. It
> currently always does synchronous read-ahead (I sent a patch to
> linux-kernel a while back but it hasn't made it into test7. I'll
> resubmit to Linus. But I assume that the 'W' means that these are
> write requests.

        Linus is not subscriber of these lists, and he has repeatedly
        told here that if patches are to make it to the official kernel,
        one MUST mail them straight to him.

/Matti Aarnio
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