[Drbd-dev] [DRBD 8.0 PATCH] Update state processing so that after-state-change is always done in worker thread

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon Jan 14 10:05:27 CET 2008

On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 10:22:15AM -0500, Graham, Simon wrote:
> This patch updates the state processing so that the after state change
> processing is always done on the worker thread - my main motivation for
> this was to ensure that state change notifications are never re-ordered.
> This also involves the following:
> 1. starting the worker thread is done inline in drbd_set_state
> 2. the worker will be started whenever it is needed rather than
>    only when certain states are reached.
> 3. Marking the meta data dirty is done inline in drbd_set_state

this needs some time to get merged,
but has been on the list for a few weeks already.

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