RE: Changing the way MMC block request ends

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Hi Chris,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-mmc-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:linux-mmc-
> owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris Ball
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 7:24 PM
> To: Subhash Jadavani
> Cc: linux-mmc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; linux-arm-msm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Changing the way MMC block request ends
> 
> Hi Subhash,
> 
> On Fri, Apr 06 2012, Subhash Jadavani wrote:
> > I looked into blk_update_bidi_request() function and it mainly updates
> > bio's of a request and doesn't look to do any manipulation with
> > request queue structure of block device. There are many block drivers
> > (SCSI, IDE etc .) other than MMC uses blk_end_request() rather than
> > __blk_end_request(). Was there any special reason we are using
> > __blk_end_request() in MMC block driver? If there is no specific
> > reason, I would like to post a patch which would make MMC driver to use
> blk_end_request().
> 
> It looks like we've been using __blk_end_request() since fd539832c in
2007,
> which is as long as we've been using the blk_end_request API.
> 
> I haven't looked into it more closely, but it seems so far like there is
no
> specific reason, and you should go ahead and post a patch along with your
> experimental results.  Thanks!

Thanks. Sure, will post the patch along with my test results.

Regards,
Subhash

> 
> - Chris.
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