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Date:   Thu, 9 Nov 2017 13:04:42 +0100
From:   Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@...aro.org>
To:     Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>
Cc:     Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
        linux-mmc <linux-mmc@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-block <linux-block@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Bough Chen <haibo.chen@....com>,
        Alex Lemberg <alex.lemberg@...disk.com>,
        Mateusz Nowak <mateusz.nowak@...el.com>,
        Yuliy Izrailov <Yuliy.Izrailov@...disk.com>,
        Jaehoon Chung <jh80.chung@...sung.com>,
        Dong Aisheng <dongas86@...il.com>,
        Das Asutosh <asutoshd@...eaurora.org>,
        Zhangfei Gao <zhangfei.gao@...il.com>,
        Sahitya Tummala <stummala@...eaurora.org>,
        Harjani Ritesh <riteshh@...eaurora.org>,
        Venu Byravarasu <vbyravarasu@...dia.com>,
        Shawn Lin <shawn.lin@...k-chips.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V13 04/10] mmc: block: Add CQE support

On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 2:20 PM, Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com> wrote:
> On 08/11/17 11:00, Linus Walleij wrote:

>> This and other bits gives me the feeling CQE is now actually ONLY
>> working on the MQ path.
>
> I was not allowed to support non-mq.

Fair enough.

>> That is good. We only add new functionality on the MQ path,
>> yay!
>>
>> But this fact (only abailable iff MQ==true) should at least be
>> mentioned in the commit message I think?
>
> Why?  CQE is MQ only.

So if you read what I say, I think the commit message should
say that CQE is MQ only so that people know that CQE is
MQ only.

>> So why not ditch the old block layer or at least make MQ default?
>
> CQE is MQ only.

Yeah? So why keep it around for everything else?

>> When you keep it like this people have to reconfigure
>> their kernel to enable MQ before they see the benefits of MQ+CQE
>> combined, I think that should rather be the default experience.
>
> Not at all.  I guess you are confusing the legacy mmc with CQE.  CQE is not
> a layer on top of legacy mmc.  It is an alternative to legacy mmc.  CQE
> does not sit on top of the legacy mmc blk-mq support.  You don't have to
> enable legacy mmc blk-mq support to use CQE.

Now I am confused. I can't parse the last sentence. There is no
such thing as legcay blk-mq?

Yours,
Linus Walleij

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