Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 2/2] block: Avoid deadlocks with bio allocationby stacking drivers

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Mon Sep 10 2012 - 19:00:58 EST


On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Alasdair G Kergon <agk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Note that this doesn't do anything for allocation from other mempools.
> Note that dm has several cases of this, so this patch should not be used with
> dm yet. Mikulas is studying those cases to see whether anything like this
> might be feasible/sensible or not.

IIUC, Kent posted a patch which converts all of them to use front-pad
(there's no reason not to, really). This better come after that but
it's not like this is gonna break something which isn't broken now.


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