Re: [PATCH 2/2] libata: switch to using block layer tagging support

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 20:46:53 EST

Jens Axboe wrote:
libata currently has a pretty dumb ATA_MAX_QUEUE loop for finding
a free tag to use. Instead of fixing that up, convert libata to
using block layer tagging - gets rid of code in libata, and is also
much faster.

Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@xxxxxxxxxx>
drivers/ata/libata-core.c | 66 ++++----------------------------------------
drivers/ata/libata-scsi.c | 10 +++++-
drivers/ata/libata.h | 19 +++++++++++-
include/linux/libata.h | 1 -
4 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 65 deletions(-)

Just to be sure, I take it this patch series is for 2.6.29?

Seems nice to have, but since it wasn't ready for the merge window opening...


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