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From: Ming Lei <tom.leiming@gmail.com>
To: evgreen@chromium.org
Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	gwendal@chromium.org, asavery@chromium.org,
	linux-block <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] loop: Better discard support for block devices
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:55:20 +0800
Message-ID: <CACVXFVN63UDefvBnYTQ==tWwYqGJbCS_HK==-1jVa5sVc=-Upw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAE=gft5XZD-GQYwcv4YWHrDSWRqT7SDpWXzv7c6MKAAH7uGr2Q@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 2:55 AM Evan Green <evgreen@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 4:06 PM Evan Green <evgreen@chromium.org> wrote:
> >
> > If the backing device for a loop device is a block device,

This shouldn't be a very common use case wrt. loop.

> > then mirror the discard properties of the underlying block
> > device into the loop device. While in there, differentiate
> > between REQ_OP_DISCARD and REQ_OP_WRITE_ZEROES, which are
> > different for block devices, but which the loop device had
> > just been lumping together.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Evan Green <evgreen@chromium.org>
>
> Any thoughts on this patch? This fixes issues for us when using a loop
> device backed by a block device, where we see many logs like:
>
> [  372.767286] print_req_error: I/O error, dev loop5, sector 88125696

Seems not see any explanation about this IO error and the fix in your patch.
Could you describe it a bit more?


thanks,
Ming Lei

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Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-30 23:06 [PATCH 0/2] loop: Better discard " Evan Green
2018-10-30 23:06 ` [PATCH 1/2] loop: Report EOPNOTSUPP properly Evan Green
2018-11-28  1:06   ` Ming Lei
2018-10-30 23:06 ` [PATCH 2/2] loop: Better discard support for block devices Evan Green
2018-11-26 18:53   ` Evan Green
2018-11-27  2:55     ` Ming Lei [this message]
2018-11-27 23:34       ` Evan Green
2018-11-28  1:28         ` Ming Lei
2018-11-28  1:26   ` Ming Lei
2018-12-04 22:19     ` Evan Green
2018-12-05  1:10       ` Ming Lei
2018-12-05 19:35         ` Evan Green
2018-12-06  0:22           ` Ming Lei
2018-12-06  3:15           ` Martin K. Petersen
2018-12-10 17:31             ` Evan Green
2018-12-18 23:48               ` Evan Green
2018-10-30 23:50 ` [PATCH 0/2] loop: Better discard " Bart Van Assche
2018-11-01 18:15   ` Evan Green
2018-11-01 22:41     ` Gwendal Grignou
2018-11-01 22:44     ` Gwendal Grignou
2018-11-02 16:02       ` Bart Van Assche
2018-11-05 20:35         ` Evan Green
2020-03-17 15:11 [PATCH 0/2] loop: Better discard support " Andrzej Pietrasiewicz
2020-03-17 15:11 ` [PATCH 2/2] " Andrzej Pietrasiewicz

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