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Date:	Wed, 3 Jan 2007 14:15:56 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHSET 1][PATCH 0/6] Filesystem AIO read/write

On Thu, 28 Dec 2006 13:53:08 +0530
Suparna Bhattacharya <> wrote:

> This patchset implements changes to make filesystem AIO read
> and write asynchronous for the non O_DIRECT case.

Unfortunately the unplugging changes in Jen's block tree have trashed these
patches to a degree that I'm not confident in my repair attempts.  So I'll
drop the fasio patches from -mm.

Zach's observations regarding this code's reliance upon things at *current
sounded pretty serious, so I expect we'd be seeing changes for that anyway?

Plus Jens's unplugging changes add more reliance upon context inside
*current, for the plugging and unplugging operations.  I expect that the
fsaio patches will need to be aware of the protocol which those proposed
changes add.

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