Re: Block layer still stack abuser?

From: Neil Brown
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 21:49:22 EST

On Friday February 16, drzeus-list@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I was wondering if the block layer has been changed into a more serialized
> manner yet? I've been trying to google this, but so far no luck. I know there
> was some talk about removing the stack based approach, but I can't find any
> information about where this went.
> If it is currently fixed, a pointer to from which version would be nice.

Might this:

relate to your question?
If you are talking about stacking block device (via dm or md), then a
patch to fix this in in -mm but there are or were some potential
issues in dm that seem to be holding it up.

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