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From: Jens Axboe <>
To: "Bagalkote, Sreenivas" <>
Cc: "''" <>,
	"''" <>,
	"''" <>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] megaraid 2.00.6 patch for kernels without hostlock
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 11:05:34 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Jul 30 2003, Bagalkote, Sreenivas wrote:
> Please apply this patch to megaraid 2.00.6 driver for kernels that don't
> support per host lock. This can be found at :

It's easily possible to keep the impact of maintaining a driver across
such kernels a lot smaller, by simply using the same lock in the
spin_lock calls and just assign that lock to adapter->lock or
io_request_lock depending on the kernel.

Jens Axboe

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-31  9:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-30 21:00 [ANNOUNCE] megaraid 2.00.6 patch for kernels without hostlock Bagalkote, Sreenivas
2003-07-31  9:05 ` Jens Axboe [this message]
2003-07-31 21:10 Mukker, Atul
2003-07-31 23:14 ` Matthew Wilcox
2003-08-01  5:49 ` Jens Axboe

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