Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 08/08/2015 11:02 AM, Kent Overstreet wrote: > On Sat, Aug 08, 2015 at 10:52:24AM +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote: >> Wouldn't it be easier to move both max_write_same_sectors and >> max_discard sectors to 64 bit (ie to type sector_t) and be done with the >> overflow? >> Seems to me this is far too much coding around self-imposed restrictions... > > It's bio->bi_iter.bi_size that would have to be increased to 64 bits. Which I > suppose wouldn't actually increase the size of struct bio (when sector_t is 64 > bits), since struct bvec_iter has padding right now... > Which I guess we should be doing anyway. Devices are getting larger and larger, so in the long run in need to be moved to 64 bits. Cheers, Hannes -- Dr. Hannes Reinecke zSeries & Storage hare at suse.de +49 911 74053 688 SUSE LINUX GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg GF: F. Imendörffer, J. Smithard, J. Guild, D. Upmanyu, G. Norton HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)