Re: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait /notify + callback chains

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 12:09:14 EST

On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 06:05:15PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > What, you mean adding *extra* stuff to the heavyweight kiobuf makes it
> > lean enough to do the job??
> No. I was speaking abou the light-weight kiobuf Linux & Me discussed on
                                                   ^^^^^ Linus ...
> lkml some time ago (though I'd much more like to call it kiovec analogous
> to BSD iovecs).
> And a page,offset,length tuple is pretty cheap compared to a current kiobuf.

        Christoph (slapping himself for the stupid typo and selfreply ...)

Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.
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