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Date:	Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:47:31 +0800
From:	Shaohua Li <>
To:	NeilBrown <>
CC:	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [patch 0/7] Add TRIM support for raid linear/0/1/10

On 3/14/12 10:24 AM, NeilBrown wrote:
>  On Mon, 12 Mar 2012 11:04:12 +0800 Shaohua Li <> wrote:
> > The patches add TRIM support for raid linear/0/1/10. I'll add TRIM 
support for
> > raid 4/5/6 later. The implementation is pretty straightforward and
> > self-explained.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Shaohua
>  Thanks.
>  They look mostly OK.
>  In raid0.c, I think you'll need to change
>  /* Sanity check -- queue functions should prevent this happening */
>  if (bio->bi_vcnt != 1 ||
>  bio->bi_idx != 0)
>  goto bad_map;
>  to also allow for 'bi_vcnt == 0' like you did in bio_split.
>  Also I wonder about handling failure in RAID1.
>  I think the code will currently treat it like a write error, and
>  maybe record a bad block (then fail the device is writing the badblock
>  record fails). Is that what were want?
Mainly to simplify the code. And I thought a normal discard should not fail.
If it fails, something is wrong, marked it as badblock maybe not bad.

>  And of course resync/recovery will mess up the discarded sector 
>  so this isn't a complete solution for RAID1. But it is a reasonable start.
Yes, this is a mess. Looks impossible without ondisk format change at
first glance.

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