Re: [PATCH 0/7] Per-bdi writeback flusher threads v15

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Mon Aug 31 2009 - 15:56:50 EST

On Mon, Aug 31 2009, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31 2009, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 09:41:26PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > > Christoph, let me know if there are things you are still not happy
> > > with and I will reply/address them. Note that this series has only
> > > received a light testing. This means that it boots and seems to work
> > > (flushes data on sync and at intervals) and does not corrupt data,
> > > but it hasn't received a thorough testing yet. That will come tomorrow.
> > > But I wanted to push this out there, so we can settle the code base
> > > quickly again.
> >
> > I'll slowly look over it later. But I think it would be extremly
> > helpful if we could get it into -next ASAP for wider testing.
> Yeah, will update my for-next branch. It _should_ be functionally
> equivalent to the previous posting which has recieved a LOT of testing,
> but there can be new bugs of course. So far it still seems fine, so
> should be safe...

Oh, and patch #2 desperately needs a new description since it's both
dated and now doesn't even describe the full patch. I'll get to that
too, of course.

Jens Axboe

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