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Date:	Thu, 20 Sep 2007 15:32:48 +0200
From:	Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@...cle.com>
To:	Mel Gorman <mel@...net.ie>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@...abs.org
Subject: Re: Build failure on ppc64 drivers/block/ps3disk.c

On Thu, Sep 20 2007, Mel Gorman wrote:
> allmodconfig on ppc64 fails to build with the following error
> 
> drivers/block/ps3disk.c: In function `ps3disk_probe':
> drivers/block/ps3disk.c:509: error: implicit declaration of function `blk_queue_issue_flush_fn'
> make[2]: *** [drivers/block/ps3disk.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [drivers/block] Error 2
> make: *** [drivers] Error 2
> 
> The problem seems to be coming from git-block.patch. Jens, glancing through
> the patch, the function blk_queue_issue_flush_fn() seems to be have been
> made redundant. Based on that, this looks like the correct fix but it needs
> a review. Thanks
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mel@....ul.ie>
> --- 
>  drivers/block/ps3disk.c |   21 ---------------------
>  1 file changed, 21 deletions(-)
> 
> diff -rup -X /usr/src/patchset-0.6/bin//dontdiff linux-2.6.23-rc6-mm1-030_fix_ppc64_sata/drivers/block/ps3disk.c linux-2.6.23-rc6-mm1-035_fix_ppc64_ps3disk/drivers/block/ps3disk.c
> --- linux-2.6.23-rc6-mm1-030_fix_ppc64_sata/drivers/block/ps3disk.c	2007-09-11 03:50:29.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux-2.6.23-rc6-mm1-035_fix_ppc64_ps3disk/drivers/block/ps3disk.c	2007-09-20 14:17:43.000000000 +0100
> @@ -414,26 +414,6 @@ static void ps3disk_prepare_flush(struct
>  	req->cmd_type = REQ_TYPE_FLUSH;
>  }
>  
> -static int ps3disk_issue_flush(struct request_queue *q, struct gendisk *gendisk,
> -			       sector_t *sector)
> -{
> -	struct ps3_storage_device *dev = q->queuedata;
> -	struct request *req;
> -	int res;
> -
> -	dev_dbg(&dev->sbd.core, "%s:%u\n", __func__, __LINE__);
> -
> -	req = blk_get_request(q, WRITE, __GFP_WAIT);
> -	ps3disk_prepare_flush(q, req);
> -	res = blk_execute_rq(q, gendisk, req, 0);
> -	if (res)
> -		dev_err(&dev->sbd.core, "%s:%u: flush request failed %d\n",
> -			__func__, __LINE__, res);
> -	blk_put_request(req);
> -	return res;
> -}
> -
> -
>  static unsigned long ps3disk_mask;
>  
>  static DEFINE_MUTEX(ps3disk_mask_mutex);
> @@ -506,7 +486,6 @@ static int __devinit ps3disk_probe(struc
>  	blk_queue_dma_alignment(queue, dev->blk_size-1);
>  	blk_queue_hardsect_size(queue, dev->blk_size);
>  
> -	blk_queue_issue_flush_fn(queue, ps3disk_issue_flush);
>  	blk_queue_ordered(queue, QUEUE_ORDERED_DRAIN_FLUSH,
>  			  ps3disk_prepare_flush);

Thanks! The patch is correct, the prepare_flush() hook is now all that
is needed. I will apply this to my barrier branch, where this originates
from.

-- 
Jens Axboe

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