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Date:   Fri, 15 Apr 2022 14:08:20 +0900
From:   Damien Le Moal <>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <>, Jens Axboe <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 27/27] direct-io: remove random prefetches

On 4/15/22 13:52, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Randomly poking into block device internals for manual prefetches isn't
> exactly a very maintainable thing to do.  And none of the performance
> criticil direct I/O implementations still use this library function


> anyway, so just drop it.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

Looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Damien Le Moal <>

Damien Le Moal
Western Digital Research

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