[Drbd-dev] [PATCH v4 01/11] block: make generic_make_request handle arbitrarily sized bios
snitzer at redhat.com
Fri May 29 17:15:35 CEST 2015
On Fri, May 29 2015 at 3:05P -0400,
Ming Lin <mlin at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 5:36 PM, Alasdair G Kergon <agk at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 04:42:44PM -0700, Ming Lin wrote:
> >> Here are fio results of XFS on a DM stripped target with 2 SSDs + 1 HDD.
> >> Does it make sense?
> > To stripe across devices with different characteristics?
> > Some suggestions.
> > Prepare 3 kernels.
> > O - Old kernel.
> > M - Old kernel with merge_bvec_fn disabled.
> How to disable it?
> Maybe just hack it as below?
> void blk_queue_merge_bvec(struct request_queue *q, merge_bvec_fn *mbfn)
> //q->merge_bvec_fn = mbfn;
Right, there isn't an existing way to disable it, you'd need a hack like
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