Re: [dm-devel] Re: [RFC] device-mapper ioctl interface

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Thu Jun 05 2003 - 12:00:37 EST

On Thursday 05 June 2003 18:47, Kevin Corry wrote:
> 2) Removing suspended devices. The current code (2.5.70) does not allow a
> suspended device to be removed/unlinked from the ioctl interface, since
> removing it would leave you with no way to resume it (and hence flush any
> pending I/Os). Alasdair mentioned a couple of new ideas. One would be to
> reload the device with an error-map and force it to resume, thus erroring
> any pending I/Os and allowing the device to be removed. This seems a bit
> heavy-handed.

Which is the heavy-handed part?



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