Re: 2.4.7-pre9..

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Fri Jul 20 2001 - 03:26:14 EST

On Fri, Jul 20 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Jens Axboe wrote:
> >
> > Attached are two patches -- one that should fix DAC960 for this new
> > completion scheme, and one that corrects the corrected comment in
> > blkdev.h :-)
> No, the correction of the correction is worse.


> The paging stuff doesn't use any of this. The paging stuff use the page
> cache lock bit, and always has.

Paging still hits a request, I assumed that's what the (really really)
old comment meant to say.

> The only thing that uses request completion checking are special commands,
> like the initial SCSI spin-up etc (scsi_init_one()).

Sure, and IDE ide_wait etc.

Jens Axboe

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