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Date:   Thu, 27 Jan 2022 14:42:29 -0800
From:   Andrew Morton <>
To:     NeilBrown <>
Cc:     Jaegeuk Kim <>, Chao Yu <>,
        Jeff Layton <>,
        Ilya Dryomov <>,
        Miklos Szeredi <>,
        Trond Myklebust <>,
        Anna Schumaker <>,
        Ryusuke Konishi <>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <>,
        Philipp Reisner <>,
        Lars Ellenberg <>,
        Paolo Valente <>,
        Jens Axboe <>,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] Remove remaining parts of congestions tracking

On Thu, 27 Jan 2022 13:46:29 +1100 NeilBrown <> wrote:

> Congestion hasn't been reliably tracked for quite some time.
> Most MM uses of it for guiding writeback decisions were removed in 5.16.
> Some other uses were removed in 17-rc1.
> This series removes the remaining places that test for congestion, and
> the few places which still set it.
> The second patch touches a few filesystems.  I didn't think there was
> much value in splitting this out by filesystems, but if maintainers
> would rather I did that, I will.
> The f2fs, cephfs, fuse, NFS, and block patches can go through the
> respective trees proving the final patch doesn't land until after they
> all do - so maybe it should be held for 5.18-rc2 if all the rest lands
> by 5.18-rc1.

Plan B: I'll just take everything.  While collecting tested-bys and
acked-bys from filesystem maintainers (please).

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