Re: [PROBLEM] 2.4.1 can't mount ext2 CD-ROM
Jens Axboe (email@example.com)
Mon, 19 Feb 2001 02:47:04 +0100
On Mon, Feb 19 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> > So put 0 and sure anyone can submit I/O on the size that they want.
> > Now the driver has to support padding reads, or gathering data to do
> > a complete block write. This is silly. Sr should support 512b transfers
> > just fine, but only because I added the necessary _hacks_ to support
> > it. sd doesn't right now for instance.
> It is silly to be in the block layer, it is silly to be in each file system.
> Perhaps it belongs in the block queueing/handling code or the caches
> But it has to go somewhere, and 2.4 right now is unusable on two of my boxes
> with M/O drives.
Reads can be pretty easily padded, but writes are a bit harder. Maybe
push it to some helper before the device queue sees it? For 2.4 the
best sd solution is probably to just make it able to handle these
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