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Date:   Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:11:45 +0100
From:   Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
To:     Ming Lei <ming.lei@...hat.com>
Cc:     Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>, Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        linux-block@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-mm@...ck.org, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        Omar Sandoval <osandov@...com>,
        Sagi Grimberg <sagi@...mberg.me>,
        Dave Chinner <dchinner@...hat.com>,
        Kent Overstreet <kent.overstreet@...il.com>,
        Mike Snitzer <snitzer@...hat.com>, dm-devel@...hat.com,
        Alexander Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, Shaohua Li <shli@...nel.org>,
        linux-raid@...r.kernel.org, David Sterba <dsterba@...e.com>,
        linux-btrfs@...r.kernel.org,
        "Darrick J . Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>,
        linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org, Gao Xiang <gaoxiang25@...wei.com>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, Coly Li <colyli@...e.de>,
        linux-bcache@...r.kernel.org, Boaz Harrosh <ooo@...ctrozaur.com>,
        Bob Peterson <rpeterso@...hat.com>, cluster-devel@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH V11 14/19] block: handle non-cluster bio out of
 blk_bio_segment_split

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:37:27PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> > +	bio = bio_alloc_bioset(GFP_NOIO, bio_segments(*bio_orig),
> > +			&non_cluster_bio_set);
> 
> bio_segments(*bio_orig) may be > 256, so bio_alloc_bioset() may fail.

Nothing a little min with BIO_MAX_PAGES couldn't fix.  This patch
was just intended as an idea how I think this code could work.

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